Encyclopedia of Stanford Trees, Shrubs & Vines

Entries except when otherwise noted are from Ron Bracewell’s Trees of Stanford and Environs, Stanford Historical Society, ©2005. Shrubs, vines, and some commonly seen herbaceous perennials are being added to the encyclopedia. There is also a Species Lost lis of cultivated trees once grown on campus but no longer present. Leaf silhouette sampler gallery.

Index by:
Botanical Name | Common Name | Family Name

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
Aaron’s Beard | Abelia | Afghan Pine | African Linden | Alder | Aleppo Pine | Algerian Ivy | Almond | American Dogwood | American Elm | American Linden | American Sweet Gum | Angel’s Trumpet | Apple | Apple Box | Apricot | Argyle Apple | Arizona cypress | Arroyo Willow | Ash | Atlas Cedar | Atlas Pistache | Austrian Black Pine | Australian Bluebell Creeper | Australian Rosemary | Australian Tree Fern | Avocado

B
Baeckia | Bald Cypress | Bamboo | Bangalay | Basswood | Bay Laurel | Beech | Beefwood see Casuarina | Bigleaf Maple | Big Tree | Big Berry Manzanita | Big-Cone Pinyon Pine | Birch | Bird of Paradise | Bishop Pine | Black Gum | Black Locust | Black Oak | Blackwood Acacia | Blood-Red Trumpet Vine | Blue Elderberry | Blue Gum | Blue Oak | Blue Palm | Blue Witch | Boojum Tree | Bottle Tree | Bougainvillea | Box Elder | Boxleaf Azara | Brazilian Pepper | Breath of Heaven | Bridalwreath | Bronze Loquat | Broom | Brown Dogwood | Brush Box | Brush Cherry | Buckeye see Aesculus | Buckthorn | Buddha’s Hand | Bunya Bunya | Bush Mallow | Bush poppy | Bushy Yate | Butterfly Bush (Clerodendron)

C
Cajeput see Melaleuca | Calabrian pine | California Barberry | California Bay | California Black Oak | California Black Walnut | California Buckeye | California Fan Palm | California Laurel | California Nutmeg | California Pepper | California Plane Tree | California Privet | California Redbud | California Rose | California Sagebrush | California Sycamore | Camden Woolly Butt | Camperdown Elm | Camphor Tree | Canary Island Date Palm | Canary Island Pine | Canyon Gooseberry | Canyon Live Oak | Cape Fucshia | Cape Honeysuckle | Cape Mallow | Carob | Castor Aralia | Carolina Cherry | Carolina Poplar | Carrotwood | Catalina Cherry | Catalina Ironwood | Catalpa | Ceanothus | Cedar see Cedrus | Chamise | Chaparral Currant | Chaparral Morning-Glory | Chaparral Pea | Chestnut | Chihuahuan Sage | Chilean Pepper | Chinaberry | Chinese Elm | Chinese Fan Palm | Chinese Hackberry | Chinese Pistache | Chinese privet | Chinese Tallow Tree | Chinese Wisteria | Chir Pine | Cider Gum | Cilician Fir | Coast Banksia | Coast Live Oak | Coast Red Elderberry | Coast Redwood | Coast Silktassel | Cockspur Coral Tree | Coffeeberry | Common Boxwood | Common Juniper | Common Snowberry | Common Wooly Sunflower | Cootamundra Wattle | Coprosma | Coral Tree | Cork Oak | Corkscrew Willow | Cottonwood see Populus | Coulter Pine | Coyote Bush | Crab Apple | Crape Myrtle | Creeping Fig | Creeping Snowberry | Cypress see Cupressus

D
Date Palm | Dawn Redwood | Deodar Cedar | Desert Cassia | Desert Spoon | Desert Willow | Digger Pine | Dogwood see Cornus | Douglas Fir | Dove Tree | Drooping She-Oak

E
Eastern Redbud | Elder | Elderberry see Sambucus | Elephant ears | Elephant-Foot Tree | Elm see Ulmus | Empress Tree | Encina | English Boxwood | English Elm | English Hawthorn | English Holly | English Ivy | English Laurel | English Oak | English Walnut | Escallonia | European Ash | European Beech | European Hackberry | European White Birch | Evergreen Clematis | Evergreen Currant | Evergreen Euonymus | Evergreen Pear

F
Fern Podocarpus | Field Maple | Fig | Filbert | Fir see Abies | Firewheel Tree | Flame Tree | Flannel Bush | Flaxleaf Paperbark | Flooded Gum | Floss-Silk Tree | Flowering Ash | Flowering Plum | Flowering Quince | Fortune’s Euonymus | Fountain Bush | Fragrant Sweetbox | Fremont Cottonwood | French Broom | Fringe Tree

G
Germander | Ghost Gum | Giant Reed | Giant Sequoia | Gimlet | Glossy Abelia | Glossy Privet | Gold Cup Oak | Goldenrain Tree | Golden Currant | Golden Yarrow | Golden Weeping Willow | Granite Honey Myrtle | Grapefruit | Grecian Laurel | Green Wattle | Griselinia | Ground Rose | Guadelupe Palm | Gum | Gum-barked Coolibah | Gungurru

H
Hackberry see Celtis | Hairy Honeysuckle | Hawthorn | Hazelnut | Heavenly Bamboo | Hedgerow Thorn | Hibiscus | Himalayan Birch | Himalayan White Pine | Holly | Holly-Leaf Cherry | Hollywood Juniper | Holm Oak | Honeysuckle see Lonicera | Honey Locust | Hoop Pine | Hopbush | Hornbeam | Horse Chestnut | Horsetail Tree | Hydrangea

I
Incense Cedar | Indian Cigar | Indian Hawthorn | Ironbark | Ironwood | Italian Alder | Italian Buchthorn | Italian Cypress | Italian Jasmine | Italian Stone Pine

J
Jacaranda | Japanese Barberry | Japanese Blueberry Tree | Japanese Boxwood | Japanese Euonymus | Japanese Honeysuckle | Japanese Maple | Japanese Persimmon | Jasmine | Jeffrey Pine | Jelecote Pine | Jerusalem Thorn | Jujube | Juniper see Juniperus

K
Kanuka | Karo | Karri | Kohuhu | Kumquat | Kurrajong

L
Laburnum | Lacebark | Lacebark Pine | Lady Banks’ Rose | Lantana | Larch see Larix | Laurel | Lavender | Lavender Cotton | Lawson Cypress | Leatherwood | Leather Oak | Lemonade Berry | Lemon-Scented Gum | Levantine Live Oak | Lillypilly | Lime | Linden see Tilia | Live Oak | Lodgepole Pine | Lombardy Poplar | London Plane Tree | Loquat

M
Madrone | Magnolia | Maidenhair Tree | Mallee | Mandarin Orange | Mandevilla | Manna Gum | Manuka | Manzanita | Maple | Mapou | Mayten Tree | Mealy Stringybark | Mediterranean Fan Palm | Mexican Blue Palm | Mexican Bush Sage | Mexican Fan Palm | Michelia | Mock Orange | Modesto Ash | Modesty | Monkey Puzzle | Monterey Cypress | Monterey Pine | Montezuma Cypress | Mountain Mahogany | Moort | Moreton Bay Chestnut | Mulberry see Morus | Mulefat | Myrtle

N
Naked coral tree | Narrow-leaved Ironbark | Natal Coral Tree | Natal Plum | Nepal Camphor Tree | New Zealand Flax | New Zealand Xmas Tree | Ngaio | Noel’s Grevillea | Norfolk Island Hibiscus | Norfolk Island Pine | Norway Maple | Norway Spruce | Nutmeg

O
Oak see Quercus | Oceanspray | Oleander | Olive | Orange | Orchid Tree | Oregon Ash | Oriental Arborvitae | Oriental Plane | Oriental Sweet Gum | Oso Berry | Ovens Wattle

P
Pacific Dogwood | Pacific Ninebark | Pacific Wax Myrtle | Pagoda Tree | Palm Lily | Palo Verde | Paperbark | Paperbark Maple | Passion Vine | Peak Rush-Rose | Pear | Pecan | Pepperidge | Peppermint | Pepper Tree | Periwinkle | Persian Parrotia | Persimmon | Peruvian Pepper Tree | Photinia | Pin-Cushion Hakea | Pindo Palm | Pineapple Guava | Pin Oak | Piñon | Pipestems | Pistache | Pistachio | Pitcher Sage | Plane Tree | Plum | Plume Cryptomeria | Pohutukawa | Poinsettia | Poison Oak | Pomegranate | Ponderosa Pine | Poplar see Populus | Port Orford Cedar | Portuguese Laurel | Potato Vine | Prickly Paperbark | Pride of Madeira | Privet see Ligustrum | Puka | Purple Orchid Tree | Purple Trumpet Vine

Q
Queen Palm | Quince

R
Raywood Ash | Red Buckeye | Redbud see Cercis | Red Cedar | Red-Flowered Mallee | Red-Flowering Gum | Red Horse Chestnut | Red Mahogany | Red Maple | Red Matipo | Red Oak | Red-Spotted Gum | Redwood | River Red Gum | River She-Oak | Roble | Rosemary

S
Sago Palm | Santa Barbara Daisy | Santa Lucia Fir | Sawleaf Zelkova | Scarlet Oak | Scotch Pine | Service-Berry | Shamel Ash | She-Oak see Casuarina | Showey Honey Myrtle | Shrubby Yew Pine | Siberian Elm | Silktassel | Silk Tree | Silky Oak | Silver Wattle | Smoke Tree | Smooth-Barked Apple | Soapbark Tree | Sour Gum | Spanish Chestnut | Spiny Redberry | Sprenger asparagus | Spruce see Picea | Star Jasmine | Sticky Hopbush | St. John’s Bread | Sticky Monkeyflower | Stone Pine | Straggly Gooseberry | Strawberry Guava | Strawberry Tree | Sugar Gum | Sugar Maple | Sumac | Swamp Mahogany | Swamp She-Oak | Sweet Bay | Sweet Gum | Sweet Hakea | Swiss Mountain Pine | Sycamore see Acer & Platanus | Sydney Golden Wattle

T
Talauma | Tamarisk | Tanbark Oak | Tangelo | Tarata | Tasmanian Blue Gum | Tasmanian Tree Fern | Tea Tree | Tipu Tree | Titoki | Tobira | Torch Lobelia | Torrey Pine | Toyon | Trazel | Tree Aloe | Tree Bear Grass | Tree of Heaven | Trident Maple | True Myrtle | Tulip Tree | Tupelo | Turkish Hazel

V
Valley Oak | Velvet Sage | Vine Maple | Virgin’s Bower

W
Walnut | Wampee | Warted Yate | Washington Thorn | Water Gum | Wattle see Acacia | Weeping Bottlebrush | Weeping Willow | Western Burning Bush | Western Choke Cherry | Western Leatherwood | Western Red Cedar | White Alder | White Ash | White Fir | White Mulberry | White Poplar | Wilga | Willow-Leaved Peppermint | Willow see Salix | Willow Myrtle | Wilson’s Holly | Windmill Palm | Winter-Blooming Bergenia | Wirilda | Wisteria | Wollemi Pine | Wood Rose | Wych Elm

X
Xylosma

Y
Yate see Eucalyptus | Yellow Buckeye | Yerba de Selva | Yerba Santa | Yew | Yew Pine | Yoshino Cherry | Yucca

Z
Zelkova