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Special Collections

Wildflowers of Central Texas

Central Texas, also known as the Hill Country, encompasses a marvelous diversity of wildflowers. Comprising portions of the Edwards Plateau and Blackland Prairie, this region contains flora representing north, south, east, and west sections of the state. The plant life corresponds directly to the variety of soil types. Shallow, well-drained limestone soils are typical of the rugged hills and canyons of the Edwards Plateau; while dark, calcareous clays and gray, sandy loams characterize prairie soils. The diverse topography and varying amounts of rainfall create many habitats for plants. The species in this collection include some of the most common spring wildflowers in the area.

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Ratibida columniferaMexican hat
Prairie coneflower
Upright prairie coneflower
Red-spike mexican-hat
Long-headed coneflower
Thimbleflower
Rudbeckia hirtaBlack-eyed Susan
Common black-eyed Susan
Brown-eyed Susan
Salvia farinaceaMealy blue sage
Mealy sage
Mealycup sage
Sisyrinchium minusDwarf blue-eyed grass
Pink-Eyed Grass
Tradescantia giganteaGiant spiderwort
Verbena haleiTexas vervain
Slender verbena
Texas verbena
Slender vervain
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