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 list 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
Abelia × grandiflora | Abies bracteata | Abies cilicica | Abies concolor | Abies pinsapo | Acacia Notes | Acacia baileyana | Acacia dealbata | Acacia longifolia | Acacia melanoxylon | Acacia pravissima | Acacia redolens | Acacia retinodes | Acacia verticillata | Acer (Maple) Notes | Acer buergerianum | Acer campestre | Acer circinatum | Acer ginnala | Acer griseum | Acer macrophyllum | Acer negundo | Acer palmatum | Acer platanoides | Acer pseudoplatanus | Acer rubrum | Acer saccharinum | Acmena smithii | Adenostoma fasciculatum | Aesculus californica | Aesculus × carnea | Aesculus hippocastanum | Aesculus octandra | Aesculus pavia | Afrocarpus elongatus | Agathis robusta | Agave parryi (PDF) | Agonis flexuosa | Ailanthus altissima | Albizia distachya | Albizia julibrissin | Alectryon excelsus | Alnus cordata | Alnus rhombifolia | Aloe arborescens | Amelancher utahensis | Angophora costata | Anisodontea × hypomandarum | Araucaria araucana | Araucaria bidwillii | Araucaria cunninghamii | Araucaria heterophylla | Arbutus menziesii | Arbutus unedo | Arbutus ‘Marina’ | Arctostaphylos densiflora | Arctostaphylos ‘Emerald Carpet’ | Arctostaphylos glauca | Arctostaphylos hookeri | Arctostaphylos manzanita | Arctostaphylos ‘Pacific Mist’ | Arctostaphylos tomentosa | Arctostaphylos uva-ursi | Artemisia californica | Arundo donax | Asparagus densiflorus (PDF) | Azara microphylla

B
Baccharis pilularis | Baeckea behrii | Bambusa oldhamii | Banksia Notes | Banksia integrifolia | Banksia speciosa | Bauhinia variegata | Beaucarnea recurvata | Berberis aquifolium | Berberis lomarifolia | Berberis pinnata | Berberis thunbergii | Bergenia crassifolia (PDF) | Betula jacquemontii | Betula pendula | Bougainvillea spp. (PDF) | Brachychiton acerifolius | Brachychiton discolor | Brachychiton populneus | Brachychiton populneus subsp. trilobus | Brachychiton rupestris | Brahea armata | Brahea edulis | Brugmansia insignis | Butia capitata | Buxus microphylla var. japonica | Buxus sempervirens

C
Caesalpinia gilliesii | Caesalpinia pulcherrima | Callistemon brachyandrus | Callistemon citrinus | Callistemon ‘Little John’ | Callistemon viminalis | Calocedrus decurrens | Calycanthus occidentalis | Calystegia occidentalis | Camellia japonica | Camellia sasanqua | Carissa grandiflora | Carpenteria californica | Carpinus betulus | Carpinus caroliniana | Carya illinoinensis | Cassia eremophila | Castanea sativa | Castanospermum australe | Casuarina cunninghamiana | Casuarina equisetifolia | Casuarina glauca | Casuarina stricta | Catalpa bignonioides | Ceanothus arboreus | Ceanothus cuneatus | Ceanothus ‘Dark Star’ | Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis | Ceanothus oliganthus var. sorediatus | Ceanothus ‘Ray Hartman’ | Ceanothus thyrsiflorus | Cedrus atlantica | Cedrus deodara | Cedrus libani | Ceiba speciosa | Celtis australis | Celtis occidentalis | Celtis sinensis | Ceratonia siliqua | Cercidium floridum | Cercis canadensis | Cercis occidentalis | Cercocarpus betuloides | Chaenomeles cvs | Chamaecyparis lawsoniana | Chamaerops humilis | Chilopsis linearis | Chionanthus retusus | Chionanthus virginicus | Chorisia speciosa | Cinnamomum camphora | Cinnamomum glanduliferum | Cistus × purpurens | Citrus Notes | Citrus medica var. sarcodactylus | Clausena lansium | Clematis armandii (PDF) | Clematis lasiantha | Clematis ligusticifolia | Clerodendron ugandense | Clytostoma callistegioides | Coleonema pulchrum | Colucasia esculente | Coprosma × kirkii (PDF) | Cordyline australis | Cornus capitata | Cornus florida | Cornus glabrata | Cornus nuttallii | Cornus sericea | Correa pulchella | Corylus avellana | Corylus colurna | Corylus colurna × avellana | Corylus cornuta subsp. californica | Corymbia citriodora | Corymbia ficifolia | Cotinus coggygria | Cotoneaster dammeri | Cotoneaster horizontalis | Cotoneaster lacteus | Cotoneaster pannosa | Crataegus laevigata | Crataegus monogyna | Crataegus oxyacantha | Crataegus phaenopyrum | Cryptomeria japonica | Cupaniopsis anacardioides | Cupressus arizonica | Cupressus funebris | Cupressus cashmiriana | Cupressus macrocarpa | Cupressus sempervirens | Cupressus torulosa | Cyathea cooperi | Cycas revoluta | Cydonia oblonga | Cytisus scoparius

D
Dasylirion wheeleri | Davidia involucrata | Dendromecon rigida | Dicksonia antarctica | Diospyros kaki | Diospyros virginiana | Dirca occidentalis | Distictis buccinatoria | Dodonaea viscosa | Dombeya cacuminum | Dracaena draco

E
Echium candicans | Elaeagnus pungens | Elaeocarpus decipiens | Epilobium canum latifolium | Erica arborea | Erigeron karvinskianus (PDF) | Eriobotrya deflexa | Eriobotrya japonica | Eriodictyon californicum | Eriophyllum confertiflorum | Eriophyllum lanatum | Erythrina coralloides | Erythrina crista-galli | Erythrina humeana | Erythrina sp. | Escallonia bifida | Escallonia montevidensis | Escallonia × exoniensis | Eucalypt Notes | Eucalyptus acaciiformis | Eucalyptus aggregata | Eucalyptus albens | Eucalyptus albida | Eucalyptus blakelyi | Eucalyptus botryoides | Eucalyptus botryoides hybrid | Eucalyptus bridgesiana | Eucalyptus caesia | Eucalyptus camaldulensis | Eucalyptus cinerea | Eucalyptus citriodora | Eucalyptus cladocalyx | Eucalyptus conferruminata | Eucalyptus cornuta | Eucalyptus crebra | Eucalyptus cypellocarpa | Eucalyptus diversicolor | Eucalyptus dundasii | Eucalyptus dwyeri | Eucalyptus erythronema | Eucalyptus ficifolia | Eucalyptus globulus | Eucalyptus goniocalyx | Eucalyptus gunnii | Eucalyptus intertexta | Eucalyptus kruseana | Eucalyptus laeliae | Eucalyptus lehmannii | Eucalyptus leucoxylon | Eucalyptus linearis | Eucalyptus loxophleba | Eucalyptus macarthurii | Eucalyptus macrandra | Eucalyptus maculosa | Eucalyptus mannifera | Eucalyptus megacornuta | Eucalyptus melliodora | Eucalyptus morrisbyi | Eucalyptus nicholii | Eucalyptus ochrophloia | Eucalyptus oleosa ssp. oleosa | Eucalyptus paniculata | Eucalyptus parvifolia | Eucalyptus parvula | Eucalyptus patens | Eucalyptus pauciflora | Eucalyptus pellita | Eucalyptus platypus | Eucalyptus polyanthemos | Eucalyptus pulchella | Eucalyptus pulverulenta | Eucalypyus punctata | Eucalyptus redunca | Eucalyptus resinifera | Eucalyptus robusta | Eucalyptus rudis | Eucalyptus salubris | Eucalyptus sideroxylon | Eucalyptus squamosa | Eucalyptus stellulata | Eucalyptus urnigera | Eucalyptus viminalis | Eucalyptus viridis | Eucryphia × nymansensis | Euonymous fortunei | Euonymous japonica | Euonymous occidentalis | Euphorbia pulcherrima | Euryops pectnatus

F
Fagus sylvatica | Fatsia japonica | Feijoa sellowiana | Ficus benjamina | Ficus carica | Ficus elastica | Ficus pumila | Fortunella margarita | Fouquieria columnaris | Fraxinus americana | Fraxinus angustifolia | Fraxinus excelsior | Fraxinus latifolia | Fraxinus ornus | Fraxinus oxycarpa | Fraxinus uhdei | Fraxinus velutina | Fremontodendron californicum

G
Gardenia augusta | Garrya elliptica | Geijera parviflora | Genista monspessulana | Ginkgo biloba | Gleditsia triacanthos | Grevillea robusta | Grevillea ‘Noel’ | Grewia occidentalis | Griselinia littoralis | Gymnocladus dioica

H
Hakea laurina | Hakea suaveolens | Hardenbergia violacea | Hebe cvs. | Hedera canariensis (PDF) | Hedera helix (PDF) | Helianthemum scoparium | Helichrysum petiolatum | Heteromeles arbutifolia | Hibiscus rosa-sinensis | Holodiscus discolor | Hydrangea macrophylla (PDF) | Hydrangea quercifolia (PDF) | Hymnosporum flavum | Hypericum calycinum (PDF) | Hypericum moseranum

I
Idria columnaris | Ilex aquifolium | Ilex cornuta | Ilex × altaclarensis

J
Jacaranda mimosifolia | Jasminum humile | Jasminum polyanthum | Jubaea chilensis | Juglans hindsii | Juglans neotropica | Juglans regia | Juniperus chinensis | Juniperus communis | Juniperus horizontalis | Juniperus sabina

K
Keteleeria davidiana | Kalopanax septemlobus | Koelreuteria bipinnata | Koelreuteria paniculata

L
Laburnum ‘Pendula’ | Laburnum wateri ‘Vossii’ | Lagerstroemia indica | Lagerstroemia ‘Natchez’ | Lagunaria patersonii | Lantana cvs. (PDF) | Larix decidua | Lavandula cvs. (PDF) | Larix × eurolepis | Laurus nobilis | Leonotis leonurus | Lepechinia calycina | Leptospermum laevigatum | Leptospermum scoparium | Leucophyllum laevigatum | Ligustrum japonicum | Ligustrum lucidum | Ligustrum ovalifolium | Ligustrum sinense | Liquidambar orientalis | Liquidambar styraciflua | Liriodendron tulipifera | Lithocarpus densiflorus | Livistona chinensis | Lobelia laxifolia | Lonicera heckrotti | Lonicera hispidula var. vacillans | Lonicera japonica | Loropetalum chinense | Lyonothamnus floribundus subsp. aspleniifolius

M
Magnolia grandiflora | Magnolia liliflora | Magnolia stellata | Magnolia × soulangeana | Magnolia virginiana | Mahonia aquifolium | Mahonia lomarifolia | Malacothamnus arcuatus | Malacothamnus fasciculatus | Malus | Mandevilla ‘Alice du Pont’ | Maytenus boaria | Melaleuca (Paperbark) Notes | Melaleuca armillaris | Melaleuca elliptica | Melaleuca linariifolia | Melaleuca nesophila | Melaleuca styphelioides | Melia azedarach | Meryta sinclairii | Metasequoia glyptostroboides | Metrosideros excelsa | Michelia champaca | Michelia doltsopa | Michelia figo | Mimulus aurantiacus | Morella californica | Morus alba | Morus nigra | Morus rubra | Myoporum laetum | Myrica californica | Myrsine africana | Myrsine australis | Myrtus communis

N
Nandina domestica (PDF) | Nerium oleander | Nicotiana glauca | Nolina matapensis | Nolina microcarpa | Nolina recurvata | Nyssa sylvatica

O
Olea europaea | Oemleria cerasiformis | Osmanthus fragans | Osmanthus heterophyllus

P
Parkinsonia aculeata | Parrotia persica | Passiflora × alatocaerulea (PDF) | Passiflora jamesonii (PDF) | Paulownia tomentosa | Persea americana | Philadelphus pubescens | Phoenix canariensis | Phoradendron villosum | Phormium tenax (PDF) | Photinia serratifolia | Photinia serrulata | Photinia × fraseri | Phyllostachys nigra | Phygelius capensis | Physocarpus capitatus | Picea abies | Picea glauca | Picea orientalis | Picea pungens | Pickeringia montana | Pieris japonica | Pinus (Pine) Notes | Pinus brutia | Pinus brutia var. eldarica | Pinus bungeana | Pinus canariensis | Pinus chiapensis | Pinus contorta | Pinus coulteri | Pinus densiflora | Pinus edulis | Pinus eldarica | Pinus halepensis | Pinus jeffreyi | Pinus maximartinezii | Pinus mugo | Pinus muricata | Pinus nigra | Pinus patula | Pinus pinea | Pinus ponderosa | Pinus radiata | Pinus roxburghii | Pinus sabiniana | Pinus sylvestris | Pinus thunbergii | Pinus torreyana | Pinus wallichiana | Pistacia atlantica | Pistacia chinensis | Pittosporum crassifolium | Pittosporum eugenioides | Pittosporum tenuifolium | Pittosporum tobira | Pittosporum undulatum | Platycladus orientalis | Platanus × acerifolia | Platanus × hispanica | Platanus orientalis | Platanus racemosa | Platycladus orientalis | Plumbago auriculata | Podocarpus gracilior | Podocarpus macrophyllus | Polygala × dalmaisiana | Populus alba | Populus trichocarpa | Populus × canadensis | Populus fremontii | Populus nigra | Prosopis glandulosa | Prunus armeniaca | Prunus caroliniana | Prunus cerasifera | Prunus ilicifolia | Prunus laurocerasus | Prunus lusitanica | Prunus lyonii | Prunus serrulata | Prunus subhirtella | Prunus virginiana | Prunus × blireiana | Prunus × yedoensis | Pseudobombax ellipticum | Pseudotsuga menziesii | Psidium cattleianum | Psoralea pinnata | Punica granatum | Pyracantha coccinea | Pyrus calleryana | Pyrus kawakamii

Q
Quercus (Oak) Notes | Quercus agrifolia | Quercus calliprinos | Quercus cerris | Quercus chrysolepis | Quercus coccinea | Quercus diversifolia | Quercus douglasii | Quercus durata | Quercus engelmannii | Quercus greggii | Quercus ilex | Quercus kelloggii | Quercus lobata | Quercus macrocarpa | Quercus marilandica | Quercus mexicana | Quercus nigra | Quercus palustris | Quercus parvula var. shrevei | Quercus robur | Quercus rubra | Quercus suber | Quercus virginiana | Quercus wislizeni | Quillaja saponaria

R
Rhamnus alaternus | Rhamnus californica | Rhamnus crocea | Rhaphiolepis indica | Rhododendron spp. | Rhus diversiloba | Rhus integrifolia | Rhus ovata | Rhus lancea | Ribes aureum | Ribes californicum | Ribes divaricatum | Ribes malvaceum | Ribes menziesii | Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum | Ribes viburnifolium | Ribes speciosum | Robinia pseudoacacia | Robinia × ambigua | Romneya coulteri | Rosa banksiae (PDF) | Rosa ‘Bonica’ | Rosa californica | Rosa gymnocarpa | Rosa spithamea | Rosmarinus officinalis (PDF) | Rubus discolor | Rotheca myricoides | Rubus parviflorus | Rubus ursinus

S
Salix alba tristis | Salix babylonica | Salix exigua | Salix laevigata | Salix lucida subsp. lasiandra | Salix lasiolepis | Salix matsudana | Salvia leucantha (PDF) | Sambucus callicarpa | Sambucus mexicana | Sambucus racemosa | Santolina chamaecyparissus (PDF) | Sapium sebiferum | Sarcococca ruscifolia | Schinus molle | Schinus polygamus | Schinus terebinthifolius | Schizolobium parahybum | Sequoia sempervirens | Sequoia × stanfordiana | Sequoiadendron giganteum | Solanum americanum | Solanum jasminoides (PDF) | Solanum ratonnetii | Solanum umbelliferum | Sollya heterophylla (PDF) | Sophora japonica | Sparmannia africana | Spartium junceum | Spiraea nipponica | Spiraea prunifolia | Stenocarpus sinuatus | Strelitzia reginae (PDF) | Syagrus romanzoffiana | Symphoricarpos albus | Symphoricarpos mollis | Syringa vulgaris | Syzygium paniculatum

T
Tabebuia impetiginosa | Talauma hodgsonii | Tamarix juniperina | Taxodium distichum | Taxodium mucronatum | Taxus baccata | Taxus cuspidata | Tecoma capensis (PDF) | Tecomaria capensis (PDF) | Teucrium chamaedrys | Thuja occidentalis | Thuja orientalis | Thuja plicata | Tibouchina urvilleana | Tilia americana | Tilia cordata | Tilia platyphyllos | Tipuana tipu | Torreya californica | Toxicodendron diversiloba | Trachelospermum jasminoides (PDF) | Trachycarpus fortunei | Triadica sebifera | Tristania conferta | Tristaniopsis laurina

U
Ulmus americana | Ulmus glabra | Ulmus minor | Ulmus parvifolia | Ulmus pumila | Ulmus ‘Frontier’ | Umbellularia californica

V
Viburnum suspensum | Viburnum tinus | Vinca major (PDF) | Vinca minor (PDF) | Vitis sp.

W
Washingtonia filifera | Washingtonia robusta | Westringia rosamariniformis | Whipplea modesta | Wisteria sinensis | Wollemia nobilis

X
Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata | Xylosma congestum

Y
Yucca aloifolia | Yucca australis | Yucca filifera | Yucca recurvifolia | Yucca schottii | Yucca schidigera | Yucca whipplei

Z
Zauschneria californica | Zelkova serrata | Ziziphus jujuba