Brazos Bend State Park
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Twelve Trees of Brazos Bend State Park

About the Forest

Parts of a Tree

Tree Care Don’ts


Poison Ivy


Bald Cypress

Black Willow

Bur Oak

Chinese Tallow


Live Oak

Osage Orange


Sugar Hackberry

Swamp Chestnut Oak

Water Locust

Water Oak

Compiled by Joan Jackson, Brazos Bend State Park Volunteer Organization, in October 2004.
Information was obtained from various websites, “Forest Trees of Texas” published by the Texas Forest Service and “Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southwest” by Robert A. Vines. Pictures were taken from Mr. Vines’ book.  Good information on tree identification can be obtained from the following website:

Updated: Aug 12, 2011