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List of Permitted Trees for Landscaping
Common Name
Scientific Name
Basswood, Florida (c)
Tilia americana var. caroliniana
Bottlebrush, upright (u)
Callistemon rigidus
Cedar, Eastern Red (u/c)
Juniperus virginiana D, N
Cedar, Southern Red (u/c)
Juniperus silicicola D, N
Chaste tree (u)
Vitex trifolia
Cherry, black (u/c)
Prunus serotina
Cherry laurel (u)
Prunus caroliniana
Chickasaw plum (u)
Prunus angustifolia D, N
Citrus (u)
Citrus spp.
Crape myrtle (u)
Lagerstroemia indica D
Devilwood (u/c)
Osmanthus americanus
Dogwood (u/c)
Cornus florida N
Elm, weeping (u)
Ulmus parvifolia
Elm, winged (u)
Ulmus alata D, N
Fringe tree (u)
Chionanthus virginicus N
Gum tree (c)
Eucalyptus spp.
Hawthorn
Crataegus spp.
Holly, American (c)
Ilex opaca N
Holly, deciduous (u)
Ilex decidua
Holly, yaupon (u)
Ilex vomitoria D, N
Jerusalem thorn (u)
Parkinsonia aculeata
Ligustrum (u)
Ligustrum lucidum
Loquat (u)
Eriobotrya japonica
Magnolia, saucer (u)
Magnolia soulangeana
Magnolia, southern (c)
Magnolia grandiflora
Maple, Florida red (u/c)
Acer rubrum
Mulberry, red (c)
Morus rubra
Oak, live (c)
Quercus virginiana D, N
Oak, sand live (u/c)
Quercus virginiana var. geminata N
Oak, Shumard (c)
Quercus shumardii D, N
Oak, turkey (u/c)
Quercus laevis N
Palm, cabbage (c)
Sabal palmetto D, N
Palm, Washington (c)
Washingtonia robusta D
Palm, windmill (u)
Trachycarpus fortunei D
Pecan (c)
Carya illinoinensis
Persimmon (c)
Diospyros virginiana
Persimmon, oriental (u)
Diospyros kaki
Pine, loblolly (c)
Pinus taeda N
Pine, longleaf (c)
Pinus palustris D, N
Pine, sand (c)
Pinus clausa D, N
Pine, slash (c)
Pinus elliottii D, N
Podocarpus (u)
Podocarpus macrophyllus
Podocarpus, nagi (u)
Podocarpus nagi
Redbud (u) (c)
Cercis canadensis

1
=
May not meet list of plants required for wetlands mitigation
u
=
Understory tree (mature height = 25 feet or less)
c
=
Canopy tree (mature height = 25 feet or greater)
u/c
=
Depending upon environment, can be either understory or canopy
D
=
Drought tolerant
N
=
Native
(Ord. No. 2004-39, § 9, 10-18-04; Ord. No. 2008-08, Addem. A, 4-7-08)

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