New Mexico Locust
Category: deciduous tree Size: medium
Mature Size: 10-30 ft.
Zone: 2,3, 7-11 Growth Rate: medium
Elevation (if known):
Soil : tolerates poor soil.
Comments: Spreads by rhizomes so forms clumps or hedges. Droopy pink clustered spring flowers.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no
Street Tree? no Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? yes Native to: New Mexico, Arizona, California
Known Locations: Big one in recycling area on 1st St near Alamosa with light pink flowers. Another light pink on Washington south of Tremont. Beautiful pink flowers on one behind Vance Law Firm on 3rd St. near Ross.
Information Sources: Sunset.