Image of flora at the Southwest US and Mexican Collection in the UC Davis Arboretum.

Southwest U.S. and Mexican Collection

Southwest U.S. and Mexican Collection

Southwest U.S. and Mexican Collection Exhibit

Secret SouthwestStudents, faculty and volunteer community members develop the content for every permanent exhibit in the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden using an in-depth interpretive signage creation process.

DOWNLOAD a .pdf of all the Southwest U.S.A. and Mexican Collection exhibit sign

The Southwest U.S.A. and Mexican Collection includes trees, shrubs, and perennials adapted to heat and low rainfall. Many of these plants flower in summer, since they evolved with summer rains. The Montezuma bald cypress was grown from seed from the largest specimen in Mexico.

 

 

 

 

 

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