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Cotinus obovatus (American Smoke Tree)

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American smoke tree is an outstanding large multi-trunk shrub or small tree with ornamental, flaking bark with bluish-green leaves that turn various shades of red and orange in the fall.  It blooms in the spring producing a profusion of fruit clusters that resemble pink clouds, hence the name. The flowers change from yellow to pink as they mature.

American smoke tree is a drought-tolerant and disease-resistant tree if not over-watered or over-fertilized. It appreciates being protected from the hot afternoon sun.

 

AT A GLANCE

Texas native Yes
Water use Low
Sun exposure Full sun to part shade
Bloom color Pink, yellow
Bloom time Spring
Mature height 10-25 ft

 

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 Present in state
 Present in county and native
 Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state         
 Not present in state
 Present and rare, native in county
 Previously present, now extinct
 Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)         

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