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  Anacua (Knockaway, Sandpaper Tree)  
Common Name: Anacua (Knockaway, Sandpaper Tree)
Latin Name: Ehretia anacua
Tree Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Water Needs: Dry
Tolerances: Drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, showy or fragrant flower
Features: Flowers, fruit, and trunk.
Comments: Drought-tolerant native with gnarled trunk and sandpapery leaves.
Problems: Fruit drop
Firewise: Yes
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