Appropriate Trees For The Tampa Bay Area

The following trees are listed as acceptable replacements on the Hillsborough County Tree Removal Permit application. Each link leads to a fact sheets on that particular tree.

Shade Trees

Ash, green Fraximus Pennsylvanica http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/FRAPENA.pdf
Elm, American Ulmus Americana http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ULMAMEA.pdf
Elm, winged Ulmus alata http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ULMALAA.pdf
Hickory, pignut Carya glabra http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/CARGLAA.pdf
Maple, Florida Acer barbatum http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ACEBARA.pdf
Maple, red Acer rubrum http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ACERUBA.pdf
Magnolia, southern Magnolia grandiflora http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/MAGGRAA.pdf
Oak, laurel Quercus laurifolia http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/QUEIMBA.pdf
Oak, live Quercus virginiana http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/QUEVIRA.pdf
Oak, sand live Quercus geminate
Oak, post Quercus stellata http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/QUESTEA.pdf
Oak, shumard Quercus shumardii http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/QUESHUA.pdf
Oak, turkey Quercus laevis http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/QUECERA.pdf
Pine, longleaf Pinus palustris http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/PINPALA.pdf
Pine, sand Pinus clausa http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/PINCLAA.pdf
Pine, Slash Pinus elliottii http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/PINELLA.pdf
Sugarberry Celtis laevigata http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/CELLAEA.pdf
Sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/LIQSTYA.pdf
Sycamore Platanus occidentalis http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/PLAOCCA.pdf

Ornamental Trees

Acacia Acacia sp. http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ACAAURA.pdf
Bottlebrush Callistemon viminalis http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/CALCITA.pdf
Chickasaw plum Prunus angustifolia http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/PRUANGA.pdf
Crapemyrtle Lagerstroemia indica http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/LAGINDA.pdf
Elm, drake Ulmus parvifolia http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ULMPARB.pdf
Flowering dogwood Cornus florida http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/CORFLOA.pdf
Fringe tree Chionanthus virginicus http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/CHIVIRA.pdf
Holly, American Ilex opaca http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ILEOPAA.pdf
Holly, dahoon Ilex cassine http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ILECASA.pdf
Holly, East Palatka Ilex attenuata http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ILEATTA.pdf
Holly, yaupon Ilex vomitoria http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ILEVOMA.pdf
Jerusalem thorn Parkinsonia aculeate http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/PARACUA.pdf
Loblolly bay Gordonia lasianthus http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/GORLASA.pdf
Loquat Eriobotrya japonica http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ERIJAPA.pdf
Ligustrum (tree form) Ligustrum lucidum http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/LIGLUCA.pdf
Oak, myrtle Quercus myrtifolia
Podocarpus Podocarpus macrophyllus http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/PODMACA.pdf
Red cedar Juniperus silicicola http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/JUNSILA.pdf
Redbud Cercis Canadensis http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/CERCANA.pdf
River birch Betula nigra http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/BETNIGA.pdf
Sparkleberry Vaccinium arboretum
Summer haw Crataegus flava
Wax myrtle Myrica cerifera http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/MYRCERA.pdf
Weeping willow Salix babyloncia http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/SALSPPA.pdf

Street Trees

Blackgum Nyssa sylvatica http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/NYSSYLA.pdf
Baldcypress Taxodium distichum http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/TAXDISA.pdf
Pondcypress Taxodium ascendens http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/TAXASCA.pdf
Elm, winged Ulmus alata http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ULMALAA.pdf
Magnolia, southern Magnolia grandiflora http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/MAGGRAA.pdf
Maple, Florida Acer barbatum http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ACEBARA.pdf
Maple, red Acer rubrum http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/ACERUBA.pdf
Oak, laurel Quercus laurifolia http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/QUELAUA.pdf
Oak, live Quercus virginiana http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/QUEVIRA.pdf
Oak, shummard Quercus shummardii http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/QUESHUA.pdf
Podocarpus Podocarpus macrophyllus http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/PODMACA.pdf
River birch Betula nigra http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/BETNIGA.pdf

Screening Trees

Loblolly bay Gordonia lasianthus http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/GORLASA.pdf
Magnolia, southern Magnolia grandiflora http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/MAGGRAA.pdf
Oak, laurel Quercus laurifolia http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/QUELAUA.pdf
Oak, live
Oak, sand live
Quercus virginiana
var. geminata
http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/QUEVIRA.pdf
Pine, longleaf Pinus palustris http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/PINPALA.pdf
Pine, sand Pinus clausa http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/PINCLAA.pdf
Pine, slash Pinus elliottii http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/PINELLA.pdf
Red cedar Juniperus silicicola http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/database/documents/pdf/tree_fact_sheets/JUNSILA.pdf
Redbay Persea borbonia http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/ST/ST43600.pdf
Sweetbay Magnolia virginiana http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/ST/ST38400.pdf