These trees grow along the tributaries of the Colorado River,
usually not far from the water.
They sometimes reach a very large size, with a trunk
up to 48 inches in diameter at the base. They have large, wide
spreading limbs, so that the tree is often broader than it is tall.
The average height is about 70 feet.
The leaves are roughly triagular in shape, with coursely
In the fall, they turn a brilliant golden yellow color.