Staff Directory

Richard Demerjian
Assistant Vice Chancellor
(949) 824-7058
*For scheduling, please contact Carrie Metzgar. 
Matt Deines
Senior Planner
(949) 824-4929
Lindsey Hashimoto
Senior Planner
(949) 824-8692
Carrie Metzgar
Sustainability & Planning Analyst
(949) 824-6316
4199 Campus Drive, Suite 380
Irvine, CA 92697-2325
(949) 824-6316


Cercidium floridium

Blue Palo Verde




C. praecox

Palo Brea


Cercidium ‘Desert Museum’

35' x 30'





20' x 20'





Deciduous tree; native to California; bluish green branches; bluish green leaves with one to three pairs of smooth tiny leaflets; bright pure yellow flowers in clusters.


Deciduous tree; lime green bark; lime green leaves divided into 12-14 pairs of small leaflets; yellow flowers in clusters.


Deciduous tree. Thornless.


Nitro fixing and deep rooted. Drought tolerant. Examples on campus? Some in paseo of UHills. Not for lawn plantings.



Deep rooted. Drought tolerant.