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  Anacacho Orchid-tree  
Common Name: Anacacho Orchid-tree
Latin Name: Bauhinia congesta
Tree Size: Small
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Rapid
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, showy or fragrant flower
Features: Fragrant, white, orchid-like flowers.
Comments: Delicate-looking native tree with showy flowers.
Problems: Seed pods can be unsightly and create a mess when they drop.
Firewise: Yes
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