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Anacacho Orchid Tree

Anacacho Orchid Tree

Common Name:
Anacacho Orchid Tree
Texas, Mexico
  • White
  • Pink
  • Bees
  • Butterflies
Plant Type:
  • Tree

What tree can be found in the desert with orchid-like flowers? Learn more about the Anacacho Orchid Tree.

Bauhinia lunarioides

The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones.

USDA Hardiness Zones

9a (20 °F to 25 °F)

9b (25 °F to 30 °F)

10a (30 °F to 35 °F)

10b (35 °F to 40 °F)

11a (40 °F to 45 °F)

11b (45 °F to 50 °F)

Endangered Status
  • Extinct in Wild (EW)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Not Evaluated (NE)

Orchid-like flowering tree

This small tree is native to only a few areas in Texas and Mexico. It produces white to pink orchid-like flowers that attract bees and butterflies.

Fun Facts:
  • The leaf is butterfly shaped.
  • Flowers are fragrant.
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