a. Northern list: This group of trees covers material which can be used throughout northern Florida, southern Georgia, Alabama, and over the area which is known as the Coastal Plain. In general, this list does not extend into Florida farther than one hundred miles south of Jacksonville. Trees in this group which are marked thus (+) are also adapted for street tree and specimen planting in the southern portion of Florida as shown on the accompanying list:

Acer rubrum

Red Maple Albizzia julibrissin

Mimosa Broussonetia papyrifera

Paper Mulberry

Cedrus deodara

Deodar Cedrus libani

Cedar of Lebanon

Celtis occidentalis

Nettle Tree +Cercis canadensis


+ Cornus florida Flowering Dogwood

Cunninghamia sinensis Chinese Pine

Gordonia lasianthus Loblolly Bay

Ilex opaca

American Holly

Liquidambar styraciflua Sweet Gum

+Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia

Melia azedarach umbraculiformis Umbrella Tree

+Quercus laurifolia Laurel Oak

Quercus nigra Water Oak

Quercus phellos

Willow Oak Quercus virginiana

Live Oak

Ulmus americana American Elm b. Southern list: This group of trees, together with those which are marked thus (+) in the previous list, are adapted especially for street planting throughout the southern and middle section of Florida. Those marked (*) are the more commonly used and perhaps the better types for street tree planting.

Adenanthera pavonina Circassian Bean

Albizzia lebbek (T) Woman's Tongue Tree

Aleurites triloba

Candle-nut Araucaria excelsa (T)

Norfolk Island Pine

Bauhinia (in variety) (T) Mountain Ebony

Bombax ceiba Silk Cotton Tree

Callitris robusta Cypress Pine

Calophyllum calaba

Calaba Tree Canangium odoratum


Cassia fistula Yellow Cassia

*Casuarina equisetifolia Australian Pine

Cedrela odorata West Indian Cedar

Cinnamomum camphora Camphor Tree

*Cocos plumosa Cocoanut Palm

Cryptomeria japonica

Japanese Cedar Delonix regia (T)

Royal Poinciana

Ficus nitida Indian Laurel

Ficus species (T) Rubber and Fig Trees

Gordonia lasianthus Loblolly Bay

*Grevillea robusta (T) Silk Oak

Ilex specimens, especially Ilex opaca

American Holly Libocedrus decurrens

Incense Cedar Mangifera indica


Sabal palmetto Cabbage Palmetto

*Washingtonia robusta California Fan Palm