Hubbell House
   6029 Isleta Boulevard SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Plants of the Hubbell

Johnson Grass
       Toxic after the freeze

European Grape growing in August. It is a mission grape with loose panicles, not sweet.

Wolfberry – Garumblo
       Orange fruit which is described in the books as red

Guara Parviflora – Codling Whirling Butterfly

Wild Cherry

Butterfly Milkweed Asclepisis Tuberosa

Asperagras

Siberian Elm – In 1937 Mayor Tingley made these plants available for free to all Albuquerque residents and 1000’s of them were planted throughout the city. They are now being slowly replaced by the lacey bark elm.

Osage Orange Heavy wood Maclura pimifera

Bois’d Arc Bodark – repeals cockroaches
       This plant was brought in by early settlers who used it branches as French posts. It has the ability to root from seemingly dead wood.

Mancharian Apricot (North East corner)

Plantain – Plantago lanceolata medicinal herb very good for stings

Pepperweed

Buffalo Gourd – put in ground corners

Gordans Bladderwart

Lesquerella gordonia

Filxweed Desaurainia Sophia A weedy annual in the Brassicacae Family

Squirrel Tail Histerix cytanious
       Elymus longifolius
       Former name Sitanion hysterix

In the East field

Foxtail grasses

Goats beard – Trigon

Horsetail Scouring brush, Equistem Makes a good whistle

Salix exiggua Sandbar Coyote or Basket Willow

Bundle Flower Desmanthus illonensis

Kochia

Wild Rose Woods Rose Rosa woodsii

Yellow Sweet Clover

Silver leaf – nightshade

Ailanthus – Chinese sumac, stinking sumac, tree of heaven

Cotton wood Populas Freslantia

Mulberry Morus

In the yard

Wildgoose Plum

Elderberries

Black Walnut

References

Gregory L Tilford – Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West

LSM Curtin (Revised by Moore)
       Healing Herbs of the Upper Rio Grande

Jim Sais
       History of orchards in the South Valley

 

Hubbell House Alliance
6029 Isleta Blvd.
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105
505-244-0507

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