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Blackland Prairies

The Blackland Prairies area intermingles with the Post Oak Savannah in the southeast and has divisions known as the San Antonio and Fayette Prairies. This rolling and well-dissected prairie represents the southern extension of the true prairie that occurs from Texas to Canada. The upland blacklands are dark, calcareous shrink-swell clayey soils, changing gradually with depth to light marls or chalks. Bottomland soils are generally reddish brown to dark gray, slightly acid to calcareous, loamy to clayey and alluvial. The soils are inherently productive and fertile, but many have lost productivity through erosion and continuous cropping.

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Abronia fragransFragrant verbena
Sand verbena
Snowball
Snowball sand verbena
Sweet sand-verbena
Abutilon fruticosumIndian mallow
Texas Indian mallow
Achillea millefoliumCommon yarrow
Yarrow
Milfoil
Western yarrow
Acer negundoAsh-leaf maple
Ash-leaved maple
Box elder
Boxelder
Fresno de guajuco
Adiantum capillus-venerisSouthern maidenhair fern
Common maidenhair fern
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Aesculus glabra var. argutaOhio buckeye
White buckeye
Texas buckeye
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Yellow woolly buckeye
Pale buckeye
Plateau yellow buckeye
Aesculus pavia var. paviaScarlet buckeye
Red buckeye
Southern buckeye
Firecracker plant
Allium canadense var. canadenseCanada onion
Meadow garlic
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