Cordia boissieri-Texas Olive
Large sized shrub to 25', fast with water. Rio Grande to Mexico
native. Leaves are
large, leathery, coarse, green and evergreen in mild winters.
White 2" flowers have a yellow throat and are borne
in clusters from spring thru fall. Fruit is a small white egg
resembling an olive and edible especially by birds.
There is flower and seed litter and with freezing temps,
the tree can be untidy looking as the foliage and small twigs
can freeze and do not absize.