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  Anacahuite (Wild Olive) (Mexican-Olive)  
Common Name: Anacahuite (Wild Olive) (Mexican-Olive)
Latin Name: Cordia boissieri
Tree Size: Small
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Water Needs: Dry
Tolerances: Drought, poorly drained sites, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, showy or fragrant flower, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Large, white flowers bloom throught the year.
Comments: Bold leaves contrast large flowers.
Problems: Susceptible to freeze damage.
Firewise: Yes
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