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Texas Discovery Gardens

Texas Discovery Gardens is one of the oldest botanical institutions in Texas. Built in 1936 as the Hall of Horticulture for Texas' Centennial Exposition in Fair Park - Dallas, the 7.5-acre campus includes the first public conservatory in the Southwestern United States. The mission of Texas Discovery Gardens is to have a positive impact on the future of Texas by teaching people effective ways to restore, conserve and preserve nature in the urban environment through the use of native and adapted plants that illustrate the interrelationship of Butterflies, Bugs and Botany.

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Abronia fragransFragrant verbena
Sand verbena
Snowball
Snowball sand verbena
Sweet sand-verbena
Acacia angustissimaPrairie acacia
Fern acacia
Whiteball acacia
Prairie wattle
Acer barbatumSouthern sugar maple
Florida maple
Caddo maple
Rock maple
Acacia berlandieriGuajillo
Berlandier acacia
Berlandier's acacia
Round-flowered catclaw
Roundflower catclaw
Mimosa catclaw
Thornless catclaw
Huajillla
Acacia constrictaWhitethorn acacia
White-thorn acacia
Mescat acacia
Mescat wattle
Whitethorn
Vara Prieta
Chaparro Prieto
Acacia greggiiGregg acacia
Gregg's acacia
Gregg catclaw acacia
Gregg's catclaw acacia
Gregg catclaw
Gregg's catclaw
Texas catclaw acacia
Texas catclaw
Long-flowered catclaw acacia
Longflower catclaw acacia
Long-flowered catclaw
Longflower catclaw
Catclaw acacia
Catclaw
Devil's claw
Uņa de gato
Acer grandidentatumBigtooth maple
Big-toothed maple
Uvalde bigtooth maple
Southwestern bigtooth maple
Canyon maple
Sabinal maple
Western sugar maple
Acacia greggii var. wrightiiWright acacia
Wright's acacia
Catclaw acacia
Catclaw
Acer leucodermeChalk maple
Whitebark maple
Achillea millefoliumCommon yarrow
Western yarrow
Yarrow
Milfoil
Aesculus pavia var. paviaScarlet buckeye
Red buckeye
Southern buckeye
Firecracker plant
Agave americanaAmerican century plant
Century plant
Agastache foeniculumBlue giant hyssop
Blue giant-hyssop
Fragrant giant hyssop
Lavender hyssop
Anise hyssop
Ageratina havanensisShrubby boneset
White mistflower
White shrub mistflower
Havana snakeroot
Mistflower
Aloysia gratissimaWhitebrush
Bee-brush
White-brush
Common bee-brush
Beebrush
Privet lippia
Aloysia macrostachyaRio Grande beebrush
Woolly Bee-brush
Amorpha fruticosaIndigo bush
False indigo bush
False indigo
Desert false indigo
Anisacanthus thurberiThurber's desert honeysuckle
Chuparosa
Desert honeysuckle
Aquilegia canadensisEastern red columbine
Wild red columbine
Artemisia dracunculusTarragon
Artemisia ludovicianaLouisiana artemisia
Louisiana sage
White sage
Prairie sage
Silver sage
White sagebrush
Louisiana wormwood
Silver wormwood
Louisiana sagewort
Gray sagewort
Cudweed sagewort
Mugwort wormwood
Aristolochia tomentosaWoolly Dutchman's pipe
Common Dutchman's pipe
Asclepias syriacaCommon milkweed
Asclepias texanaTexas milkweed
White milkweed
Asimina trilobaPawpaw
Common pawpaw
Custard apple
Indian banana
Wild banana
Asclepias tuberosaButterflyweed
Butterfly milkweed
Orange milkweed
Pleurisy root
Chigger flower
Asclepias viridisGreen antelopehorn
Green milkweed
Atriplex canescensChamiso
Four-wing saltbush
Wing-scale
Atriplex confertifoliaShadscale
Spiny saltbush
Shadscale saltbush
Hop sage
Betula nigraRiver birch
Red birch
Black birch
Water birch
Bignonia capreolataCrossvine
Bouteloua curtipendulaSideoats grama
Banderilla
Banderita
Navajita
Bouteloua gracilisBlue grama
Bouchea linifoliaFlaxleaf bouchea
Groovestem bouchea
Callicarpa americanaAmerican beautyberry
French mulberry
Capsicum annuumChile pequin
Chile petin
Bird pepper
Turkey pepper
Cayenne pepper
Calocedrus decurrensIncense cedar
Incense-cedar
Calliandra eriophyllaPink fairyduster
Fairyduster
Mesquitilla
Mock mesquite
Callirhoe involucrataWinecup
Purple poppy mallow
Calyptocarpus vialisHorseherb
Straggler daisy
Hierba del caballo
Lawnflower
Centaurea americanaAmerican basket-flower
American star-thistle
Basket-Flower
Star thistle
Shaving brush
Cercocarpus montanus var. argenteusSilver mountain mahogany
Silverleaf mountain mahogany
True mountain mahogany
Mountain mahogany
Celtis occidentalisCommon hackberry
Northern hackberry
American hackberry
Nettle tree
Beaverwood
False elm
Cephalanthus occidentalisCommon buttonbush
Buttonbush
Button willow
Celastrus scandensAmerican bittersweet
Chasmanthium latifoliumInland sea oats
Indian wood oats
Wild oats
River oats
Flathead oats
Upland Oats
Upland Sea Oats
Chilopsis linearisDesert willow
Flowering willow
Willow-leaved catalpa
Willowleaf catalpa
Bow willow
Flor de mimbre
Mimbre
Chrysactinia mexicanaDamianita
Chionanthus virginicusWhite fringetree
Fringe tree
Snowflower tree
Flowering ash
Old man's beard
Grandfather graybeard
Grancy graybeard
Clematis pitcheriPurple clematis
Purple leatherflower
Leatherflower
Bluebill
Cornus floridaFlowering dogwood
Virginia dogwood
Florida dogwood
White cornel
Arrowwood
Boxwood
False box
St. Peter's crown
Corona de san pedro
Coreopsis lanceolataLanceleaf coreopsis
Lance-leaved coreopsis
Lanceleaf tickseed
Sand coreopsis
Cotinus obovatusAmerican smoke tree
Texas smoke tree
Wild smoke tree
Smoke tree
Smokebush
Chittamwood
Coryphantha sulcataNipple Cactus
Pineapple cactus
Coreopsis tinctoriaPlains coreopsis
Golden tickseed
Goldenwave
Coreopsis
Calliopsis
Croton alabamensisAlabama croton
Crinum americanumAmerican crinum lily
Seven sisters
Swamp lily
Southern swamp lily
String lily
Crinum lily
Crataegus greggianaGregg's hawthorn
Gregg hawthorn
Crataegus marshalliiParsley hawthorn
Parsleyleaf hawthorn
Dalea frutescensBlack dalea
Black prairie clover
Datura wrightiiJimsonweed
Sacred Thorn Apple
Thorn apple
Angel Trumpet
Sacred datura
Diospyros texanaTexas persimmon
Mexican persimmon
Black persimmon
Chapote
Chapote prieto
Dryopteris marginalisMarginal woodfern
Marginal fern
Marginal shieldfern
Dyschoriste linearisSnake herb
Polkadots
Narrowleaf dyschoriste
Echinacea paradoxaYellow coneflower
Yellow echinacea
Echinacea purpureaEastern purple coneflower
Purple coneflower
Echinocactus texensisHorse crippler
Horse crippler cactus
Devil's head
Chisos hedgehog cactus
Chisos hedgehog
Ehretia anacuaAnacua
Sugarberry Anacua
Anaqua
Anacahuita
Knockaway
Knackaway
Sandpaper tree
Manzanita
Manzanillo
Tlalahuacate
Equisetum hyemaleScouringrush horsetail
Horsetail
Canuela
Scouring rush
Eysenhardtia texanaTexas kidneywood
Kidneywood
Bee-Brush
Vara dulce
Fallugia paradoxaApache plume
Ponil
Forestiera angustifoliaNarrow-leaf forestiera
Tanglewood
Desert olive
Texas swamp-privet
Panalero
Forestiera pubescensElbow bush
Stretchberry
Spring herald
Forestiera reticulataNet-leaf forestiera
Netleaf swampprivet
Fraxinus albicansTexas Ash
Mountain ash
Fraxinus cuspidataFragrant ash
Flowering ash
Gaillardia aestivalisLanceleaf blanketflower
Winkler gaillardia
Gaillardia aristataCommon gaillardia
Great blanketflower
Blanketflower
Brown-eyed susan
Gaura lindheimeriLindheimer's beeblossom
White gaura
Butterfly gaura
Gaura longifloraLongflower beeblossom
Gaillardia suavisPincushion daisy
Fragrant gaillardia
Rayless gaillardia
Perfumeballs
Hamelia patensScarletbush
Firebush
Hamamelis virginianaWitch hazel
American witch hazel
Helenium amarumYellow Sneezeweed
Bitterweed
Yellow bitterweed
Yellowdicks
Slender-leaved sneezeweed
Fine-leaved sneezweed
Yellow dog-fennel
Helianthus annuusCommon sunflower
Hesperaloe funiferaNew Mexico false yucca
Giant hesperaloe
Samandoce
Hesperaloe parvifloraRed yucca
Coral yucca
Red-flowered false yucca
Redflower false yucca
Yellow yucca
Hummingbird yucca
Samandoque
Heuchera sanguineaCoralbells
New Mexican coralbells
Arizona coralbells
Hibiscus coccineusScarlet rosemallow
Crimson rosemallow
Wild red mallow
Texas star hibiscus
Hibiscus moscheutosCrimson-eyed rose-mallow
Marshmallow hibiscus
Hyptis emoryiDesert lavender
Hypericum frondosumCedarglade St. John's-wort
Golden St. John's-wort
Hydrangea quercifoliaOakleaf hydrangea
Oak-leaf hydrangea
Hypericum sphaerocarpumRoundseed St. John's-wort
Ilex vomitoriaYaupon
Yaupon Holly
Cassina
Ipomopsis rubraStanding cypress
Texas plume
Red Texas star
Red gilia
Itea virginicaVirginia sweetspire
Tassel-white
Virginia willow
Juniperus deppeanaAlligator juniper
Checkerbark juniper
Western juniper
Oakbark cedar
Thickbark cedar
Mountain cedar
Tascate
Tacate
Tlascal
Juniperus flaccidaWeeping juniper
Drooping juniper
Mexican weeping juniper
Mexican drooping juniper
Weeping cedar
Drooping cedar
Tascate
Juglans microcarpaLittle walnut
Texas walnut
Texas black walnut
River walnut
Nogalito
Nogalillo
Namboca
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