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Map 1236 N. Peck Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA
(West of Polliwog Park)
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CA Native Trees
WhiteAlder
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Alnus rhombifoliaCA Native
WHITE ALDER
Uses: Specimen tree for shade, bird and butterfly garden. Likes moisture. Flowers attract all sorts of birds.
Sun Exposure
Sun
Water Requirements
Semi-moist
Soil Preference
Sand to clay
Height & Width
20'- 50' x 50'
Flowers
Spring; nondescript
Deciduous or Evergreen
Deciduous
 
WesternSycamore
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Platanus racemosaCA Native
WESTERN or CALIFORNIA SYCAMORE
Uses: Specimen or in a grove, fall color. Likes moisture. Attractive white mottled bark. Bird and butterfly magnet.
Sun Exposure
Sun
Water Requirements
Semi-dry to moist
Soil Preference
Sand to clay
Height & Width
50'- 100' x 30'- 40'
Flowers
Spring; seed balls
Deciduous or Evergreen
Winter Deciduous
 
SantaCruzIsIronwood
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Lyonothamnus floribundus asplenifoliusCA Native
SANTA CRUZ IS. IRONWOOD
Uses: Pine tree-shaped flowering tree. Tall, upright, fast growing. CNPS listing as "Endangered"
Sun Exposure
Sun/Part sun
Water Requirements
Semi-dry
Soil Preference
Sandy to rocky
Height & Width
15' - 35' x 15'
Flowers
Summer; White
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
CoastLiveOak
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Quercus agrifoliaCA Native
COAST LIVE OAK
Uses: Large tree for main focal point, bird and butterfly garden, on a slope. Produces acorns. Fast growing oak.
Sun Exposure
Sun
Water Requirements
Low
Soil Preference
Sandy to clay
Height & Width
20'-75' x 30'- 60'
Flowers
Spring; Light yellow
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 
CaliforniaBayLaurel
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Umbellularia californicaCA Native
CALIFORNIA BAY LAUREL
Uses: Large tree for main focal point, bird and butterfly garden, on a slope. Fragrant leaves. Slow growing.
Sun Exposure
Sun
Water Requirements
Semi-moist
Soil Preference
Sandy to clay
Height & Width
To 40' x 20'
Flowers
Spring; White
Deciduous or Evergreen
Evergreen
 


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