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Javelina Resistant Plants***

Common Name                            Botanical Name
Allysum Allysum.......................... Allysum spp.
Basil.................................................. Ocimum spp.
Butterfly Bush................................ Buddleia spp.
Carnations...................................... Dianthus spp.
Chili Pepper............................ Capsicum annuum
Chrysanthemum............... Chrysanthemum spp.
Cosmos.............................................. Cosmso spp.
Cottonwood Trees.......................... Populus spp.
Cucumbers.................................. Cucumis sativus
Daffodils........................................ Narcissus spp.
Dahlias................................................ Dahlia spp.
Daylily...................................... Hemerocallis spp.
Deerbrush.................................... Ceanothus spp.
Easter Lily............................ Lillium longiflorum
Eggplant.................................. Solanum melogena
Fir Trees................................................ Abies spp.
Geraniums.................................... Geranium spp.
Gladiola.......................................... Gladiolus spp.
Globe Amaranth....................... Gomphrena spp.
Hen & Chicks.......................... Echeveria elegans
Hibiscus........................................... Hibiscus spp.
Ice Plant....................... Mesembryanthemum spp.
Iris............................................................. Iris spp.
Ivy .......................................................Hedera spp.
Juniper Shrubs............................. Juniperus spp.
Juniper Trees................................. Juniperus spp.
Larkspur .....................................Delphinium spp.
Lilac.................................................. Syringa spp.
Manzanita............................. Arctostaphylos spp.
Maple Trees......................................... Acer spp.
Marigolds.......................................... Tagetes spp.
Mountain Mahogany.............. Cercocarpus spp.
Oak Trees........................................ Quercus spp.
Pampas Grass......................... Cortaderia selloana
Pansies ...................................................Viola spp.
Peonies............................................. Paeonia spp.
Petunias........................................ Petunia hybrida
Pine Trees............................................. Pinus spp.
Portulaca............................. Portulaca grandiflora
Red-Hot Poker.......................... Kniphofia uvaria
Rose bushes.......................................... Rosaspp.
Rosemary......................... Rosemarinus officinalis
Sage.............................................. Salvia officinalis
Santolina................................................ Santolina
Shrub Live Oak...................... Quercus turbinella
Silktassel....................................... Garrya wrightii
Skunkbush...................................... Rhus trilobata
Snapdragons.......................... Antirrhinum majus
Spruce Trees.......................................... Picea spp.
Sweet William ....................... Dianthus barbatus
Vinca..................................................... Vinca spp.
Violas .....................................................Viola spp.
Zinnia................................................. Zinnia spp.

***These are plants less likely to be eaten by javelina.  There is no guarantee that a javelina will not eat or pull up one of these plants. 
Source: UA, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences web site: http://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/garden/az1238.pdf  (Web page no longer available 06/24/2009.)
 

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Last Update: 6-30-2014 11:23am

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