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Texas-South Recommended

Commercially available native plant species suitable for planned landscapes in South Texas. Visit our Suppliers Directory to locate businesses that sell native plants or seeds or provide professional landscape or consulting services in this state. Visit the Organizations Directory to locate native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations in this state.

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Abutilon hypoleucumRio Grande abutilon
White-leaf indian-mallow
Whiteleaf Indian mallow
Acacia farnesianaHuisache
Sweet acacia
Mealy wattle
Acacia greggii var. wrightiiCatclaw acacia
Catclaw
Wright acacia
Acacia rigidulaBlackbrush acacia
Blackbrush
Catclaw
Chaparro prieto
Gavia
Agave americanaAmerican century plant
Century plant
Amblyolepis setigeraHuisache daisy
Butterfly daisy
Honey daisy
Andropogon gerardiiBig bluestem
Turkeyfoot
Andropogon glomeratusBushy bluestem
Brushy bluestem
Atriplex canescensChamiso
Four-wing saltbush
Fourwing saltbush
Wingscale
Bignonia capreolataCrossvine
Bouteloua curtipendulaSideoats grama
Callicarpa americanaAmerican beautyberry
French mulberry
Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculumChile pequin
Bird pepper
Turkey pepper
Cayenne pepper
Carya illinoinensisPecan
Castilleja indivisaEntireleaf indian paintbrush
Texas paintbrush
Indian paintbrush
Scarlet paintbrush
Entire-leaf indian-paintbrush
Callirhoe involucrataWinecup
Purple poppy mallow
Campsis radicansTrumpet creeper
Trumpet vine
Common trumpet creeper
Cow vine
Centaurea americanaAmerican basket-flower
American star-thistle
Basket-Flower
Star thistle
Shaving brush
Chamaecrista fasciculataPartridge pea
Sleepingplant
Sensitive plant
Chromolaena odorataJack in the bush
Fragrant boneset
Fragrant mistflower
Crucita
Blue mistflower
Clematis pitcheriPurple clematis
Purple leatherflower
Leatherflower
Bluebill
Cordia boissieriMexican olive
Anacahuita
Texas wild olive
Anacahuite
Conoclinium coelestinumBlue mistflower
Wild ageratum
Blue boneset
Mistflower
Cornus drummondiiRoughleaf dogwood
Drummond's dogwood
Rough-leaf dogwood
Cooperia drummondiiEvening rain lily
Evening star rain lily
Condalia hookeriBluewood condalia
Brasil
Brazilwood
Brazilian bluewood
Cooperia pedunculataPrairie lily
Rain lily
Hill Country rain lily
Colubrina texensisHog-plum
Texan hogplum
Texas colubrina
Texas snakewood
Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoriaGolden tickseed
Golden-wave
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. vimineumCarolina larkspur
Prairie larkspur
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescensCarolina larkspur
Prairie larkspur
Plains larkspur
Desmanthus illinoensisIllinois bundleflower
Bundleflower
Prairie bundle flower
Prickleweed
Illinois Desmanthus
Prairie mimosa
Ebenopsis ebanoTexas ebony
Ebano
Ehretia anacuaAnacua
Sugarberry Anacua
Anaqua
Knockaway
Sandpaper tree
Erythrina herbaceaCoralbean
Cherokee bean
Red cardinal
Eragrostis spectabilisPurple lovegrass
Purple love grass
Purple plains lovegrass
Tumblegrass
Petticoat climber
Eryngium yuccifoliumButton eryngo
Button snakeroot
Rattlesnake master
Beargrass
Bear's grass
Euphorbia antisyphiliticaCandelilla
Wax plant
Eysenhardtia texanaTexas kidneywood
Kidneywood
Bee-Brush
Vara dulce
Fraxinus berlandierianaMexican ash
Fresno
Berlandier ash
Gaillardia pulchellaFirewheel
Indian Blanket
Glandularia bipinnatifida var. bipinnatifidaPrairie verbena
Purple prairie verbena
Dakota mock vervain
Dakota vervain
Glandularia bipinnatifida var. ciliataDakota mock vervain
Davis Mountain mock vervain
Wright's verbena
Guaiacum angustifoliumTexas lignum-vitae
Guayacan
Soapbush
Havardia pallensTenaza
Huajillo
Ape's ear-ring
Helianthus maximilianiMaximilian sunflower
Max sunflower
Hesperaloe parvifloraRed yucca
Coral yucca
Red flowered false yucca
Redflower false yucca
Samandoque
Yellow yucca
Heuchera richardsoniiRichardson's alumroot
Prairie alumroot
Hibiscus martianusHeartleaf rosemallow
Tulipan del Monte
Heartleaf Hibiscus
Ilex deciduaPossumhaw
Possumhaw Holly
Deciduous Holly
Winterberry
Deciduous yaupon
Ilex vomitoriaYaupon
Yaupon Holly
Cassina
Ipomoea imperatiBeach morning glory
Beach morning-glory
Karwinskia humboldtianaCoyotillo
Humboldt coyotillo
Kosteletzkya virginicaVirginia saltmarsh mallow
Virginia fen-rose
Seashore mallow
Salt Marsh-mallow
Larrea tridentataCreosote bush
Greasewood
Hediondilla
Governadora
Guamis
Lantana urticoidesTexas lantana
Calico bush
West Indian shrub-verbena
Leucophyllum frutescensCenizo
Purple sage
Texas ranger
Texas barometer bush
Texas silverleaf
Texas sage
Lindheimera texanaTexas yellowstar
Texas star
Lindheimer daisy
Texas yellow star
Lonicera sempervirensCoral honeysuckle
Trumpet honeysuckle
Woodbine
Lupinus subcarnosusSandyland bluebonnet
Texas bluebonnet
Lupinus texensisTexas bluebonnet
Bluebonnet
Texas lupine
Buffalo clover
Wolf-flower
Malvaviscus arboreusTurkscap
Wax mallow
Bleeding hearts
Mexican apple
Manzanilla
Malpighia glabraAcerola
Barbados Cherry
Manzanita
Wild crapemyrtle
Mahonia trifoliolataAgarita
Agarito
Algerita
Laredo mahonia
Laredo Oregon-grape
Trifoliate barberry
Mimosa texanaTexas mimosa
Wherry mimosa
Monarda citriodoraLemon beebalm
Purple horsemint
Lemon mint
Plains horsemint
Lemon horsemint
Horsemint
Purple lemon mint
Monarda fistulosaWild bergamot
Beebalm
Monarda punctataSpotted beebalm
Spotted horsemint
Horsemint
Monarda punctata ssp. punctata var. lasiodontaSpotted beebalm
Nolina texanaTexas sacahuista
Texas beargrass
Basket grass
Sacahuista
Bunchgrass
Oenothera speciosaPink evening primrose
Showy evening primrose
Mexican evening primrose
Showy primrose
Pink ladies
Buttercups
Pink buttercups
Opuntia ellisianaSpineless prickly pear
Tigertongue
South Texas pricklypear
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmanniiCactus apple
Prickly pear
Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeriTexas pricklypear
Prickly Pear
Texas Prickly Pear
Opuntia macrorhizaCommon prickly-pear
Plains prickly pear
Prickly Pear
Twist-spine prickly-pear
Twistspine pricklypear
Opuntia macrocentra var. macrocentraPurple pricklypear
Opuntia phaeacanthaTulip prickly pear
Brownspine prickly pear cactus
Purple-fruited prickly pear
Brown-spined prickly pear
New mexico prickly pear
Desert prickly pear
Parkinsonia aculeataRetama
Paloverde
Mexican Palo Verde
Jerusalem thorn
Lluvia de Oro
Pavonia lasiopetalaRock rose
Rose pavonia
Rose mallow
Pavonia
Parthenocissus quinquefoliaVirginia creeper
Parkinsonia texana var. macraTexas paloverde
Border paloverde
Panicum virgatum var. virgatumSwitchgrass
Penstemon cobaeaWild foxglove
Prairie penstemon
Prairie beardtongue
Foxglove penstemon
Foxglove beardtongue
False foxglove
Large-flowered penstemon
Large-flowered beardtongue
Cobaea penstemon
Cobaea beardtongue
Phlox drummondii ssp. drummondiiAnnual phlox
Phlox drummondii ssp. mcallisteriMcAllister's phlox
Drummond phlox
Phlox drummondii ssp. wilcoxianaWilcox's phlox
Drummond phlox
Pistacia mexicanaMexican pistachio
Texas pistachio
American pistachio
Platanus occidentalisAmerican sycamore
Buttonwood
Plane-tree
Sycamore
Prosopis glandulosaHoney mesquite
Pycnanthemum virginianumVirginia mountain mint
Quercus hemisphaericaDarlington oak
Laurel oak
Quercus macrocarpaBur oak
Burr oak
Savannah oak
Overcup oak
Prairie oak
Mossy-cup oak
Mossy-overcup oak
Blue oak
Quercus marilandicaBlackjack oak
Barren oak
Black oak
Jack oak
Quercus virginianaCoastal live oak
Southern live oak
Live oak
Ratibida columniferaMexican hat
Prairie coneflower
Upright prairie coneflower
Red-spike mexican-hat
Long-headed coneflower
Thimbleflower
Rudbeckia hirta var. angustifoliaBlackeyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrimaBlackeyed Susan
Pinewoods coneflower
Salvia coccineaScarlet Sage
Tropical Sage
Blood sage
Salvia farinaceaMealy blue sage
Mealy sage
Mealycup sage
Salvia greggiiAutumn sage
Cherry sage
Gregg salvia
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