Patsy Glenn Refuge

The Wimberley Birding Society under the leadership of Patsy Glenn designated 1.8 acres of unused land as a refuge for birds a few years ago and have since developed it as a birding educational site. We have laid paths and installed a bird blind, a swift chimney and are developing the plant list below.


Scientific Name Common Name Duration Habit Sun Water
Abutilon fruticosum Indian mallow, Texas Indian mallow Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Acalypha ostryifolia Pineland threeseed mercury, Hop-hornbeam copperleaf Annual Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Ambrosia psilostachya Cuman ragweed, Western ragweed, Perennial ragweed, Common ragweed Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Anemone berlandieri Tenpetal thimbleweed, Ten-petaled anemone, Wind-flower Perennial Herb Part-shade
Arbutus xalapensis Texas madrone, Madrone, Naked indian, Manzanita Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Argemone aurantiaca Texas pricklypoppy Annual, Biennial Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Argythamnia humilis Low silverbush Perennial Subshrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Argythamnia mercurialina Tall silverbush, Tall wildmercury Perennial Subshrub
Argythamnia simulans Plateau silverbush, Tall wild-mercury Perennial Herb
Baccharis neglecta False Willow, Jara dulce, Poverty Weed, Roosevelt Weed Perennial Shrub Part-shade Dry
Bothriochloa laguroides ssp. torreyana Silver Beard Grass, Silver beardgrass, Silver Bluestem Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Moist, Dry
Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats grama Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Bouteloua dactyloides Buffalograss, Buffalo grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Bouteloua rigidiseta Texas grama Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Callicarpa americana American beautyberry, French mulberry Perennial Shrub Part-shade Moist
Calyptocarpus vialis Straggler daisy, Horseherb, Hierba del caballo, Lawnflower Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Carex planostachys Cedar sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Dry
Celtis laevigata Sugar hackberry, Hackberry, Sugarberry, Texas sugarberry, Palo blanco Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Cenchrus spinifex Coastal sandbur, Field Sandspur, Southern sandbur, Spiny burrgrass Annual Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis Eastern redbud Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Cercis canadensis var. texensis Texas redbud Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Chamaesyce prostrata Prostrate sandmat, Ground spurge Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Chaptalia nutans Heal and draw, Silverpuff, Lechuguilla Perennial Herb Shade
Chilopsis linearis Desert willow, Flowering willow, Willow-leaved catalpa, Trumpet flower Perennial Tree Sun Moist, Dry
Chloris cucullata Hooded windmill grass, Hooded windmillgrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Moist
Cirsium texanum Texas thistle Biennial Herb Sun Dry
Cocculus carolinus Carolina snailseed, Carolina coralbead, Carolina moonseed, Red berried moonseed, Carolina red berried moonseed Perennial Vine Part-shade Moist
Commelina erecta Whitemouth dayflower, Widow's tears, Day flower, White-mouth dayflower Perennial Herb Part-shade Dry
Conoclinium coelestinum Blue mistflower, Wild ageratum, Blue boneset, Mistflower Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Cooperia drummondii Evening rain lily, Evening star rain lily Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Cornus drummondii Roughleaf dogwood, Drummond's dogwood, Rough-leaf dogwood Perennial Tree Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Croton fruticulosus Bush croton, Encinilla, Hierba Loca Perennial Herb Part-shade Dry
Croton monanthogynus Prairie tea, One-seed Croton Annual Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Cyperus esculentus Yellow nutsedge, Chufa Sedge, Yellow nut-grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist
Dichanthelium acuminatum var. lindheimeri Lindheimer Panicgrass, Lindheimer's Rosettegrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade
Diospyros texana Texas persimmon, Mexican persimmon, Black persimmon, Chapote, Chapote prieto Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Draba cuneifolia Wedgeleaf draba, Whitlow-grass Annual Herb
Echinocereus reichenbachii Lace Cactus, Lace hedgehog cactus, Órgano-pequeño de colores , Purple candle Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Ehretia anacua Anacua, Sugarberry Anacua, Anaqua, Knockaway, Sandpaper tree Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Elymus canadensis Canada wild rye, Canadian wildrye, Prairie wildrye, Nodding wildrye Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist
Eragrostis intermedia Plains lovegrass, Plains Lovegrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Dry
Erioneuron pilosum Hairy Woollygrass, Hairy Tridens Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Escobaria missouriensis Missouri foxtail cactus, Plains nipple cactus Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Euphorbia marginata Snow on the mountain, Snow-on-the-mountain Annual Herb Part-shade Moist
Eysenhardtia texana Texas kidneywood, Kidneywood, Bee-Brush, Vara dulce Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Forestiera pubescens Stretchberry, Elbow bush, Spring herald Perennial Shrub Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Galium aparine Catchweed Bedstraw, Cleavers, Stickywilly Annual Vine Shade
Galium texense Texas bedstraw Annual Herb
Giliastrum incisum Split-leaf gilia, Cut-leaf Gilia Annual, Biennial, Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Glandularia bipinnatifida Purple prairie verbena, Prairie verbena, Dakota vervain, Dakota mock vervain, Moradilla Perennial Herb, Subshrub Part-shade Moist, Dry
Hedeoma acinoides Slender false pennyroyal, Annual pennyroyal, Slender hedeoma Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Hedeoma reverchonii var. serpyllifolia Reverchon's false pennyroyal, Rock hedeoma Perennial Herb
Heliotropium tenellum Pasture heliotrope, White heliotrope Annual Herb Sun Dry
Hilaria belangeri Curly mesquite grass, Curly mesquite Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Ilex decidua Possumhaw, Possumhaw Holly, Deciduous Holly, Winterberry, Deciduous yaupon Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist
Ilex vomitoria Yaupon, Yaupon Holly, Cassina Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Juniperus ashei Ashe juniper, Ashe's juniper, Mountain cedar, Blueberry juniper Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Kallstroemia parviflora Warty caltrop, Small-flowered carpetweed Annual Herb Sun Dry
Lantana urticoides Texas lantana, Calico bush, West Indian shrub-verbena Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Lepidium oblongum Veiny pepperweed Annual Herb
Lepidium virginicum Virginia peppergrass, Virginia pepperweed, Peppergrass, Poor man's pepper Annual Herb Sun Dry
Leptochloa dubia Green sprangletop Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Dry
Lesquerella argyraea Silver bladderpod Biennial Herb
Lonicera sempervirens Coral honeysuckle, Trumpet honeysuckle, Woodbine Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist
Lupinus texensis Texas bluebonnet, Bluebonnet, Texas lupine, Buffalo clover, Wolf-flower Annual Herb Sun Dry
Mahonia swaseyi Texas barberry, Texas Oregon-grape Perennial Shrub Sun
Mahonia trifoliolata Agarita, Agarito, Algerita, Laredo mahonia, Laredo Oregon-grape, Trifoliate barberry Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Malvaviscus arboreus Turkscap, Wax mallow, Bleeding hearts, Mexican apple, Manzanilla Perennial Shrub
Matelea reticulata Green milkweed vine, Net vein milkvine, Netted milkvine, Pearl milkweed Vine Perennial Vine Part-shade Dry
Melampodium leucanthum Blackfoot Daisy, Rock daisy, Plains blackfoot Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Oenothera speciosa Pink evening primrose, Showy evening primrose, Mexican evening primrose, Showy primrose, Pink ladies, Buttercups, Pink buttercups Perennial Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeri Texas pricklypear, Prickly Pear, Texas Prickly Pear Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun, Part-shade Dry
Oxalis dillenii Slender yellow woodsorrel Perennial Herb
Oxalis drummondii Drummond's woodsorrel, Wood-sorrel Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Packera obovata Golden groundsel, Roundleaf groundsel, Roundleaf ragwort, Squawweed Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist
Panicum hallii Hall's panicgrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass, Wand panic grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Phoradendron tomentosum Christmas mistletoe, Mistletoe, Injerto Perennial Subshrub
Pistacia mexicana Mexican pistachio, Texas pistachio, American pistachio Perennial Tree Sun
Prunus mexicana Mexican plum, Bigtree plum Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Quercus buckleyi Texas red oak, Buckley oak, Spanish oak, Spotted Oak, Rock Oak Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Quercus fusiformis Escarpment live oak, Plateau live oak, Texas live oak, Scrub live oak, Hill country live oak, Plateau oak Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Quercus muehlenbergii Chinkapin oak, Chinquapin oak, Chestnut oak, Yellow chestnut oak, Yellow oak, Rock chestnut oak, Rock oak Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Ratibida columnifera Mexican hat, Prairie coneflower, Upright prairie coneflower, Red-spike mexican-hat, Long-headed coneflower, Thimbleflower Perennial Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Rhus lanceolata Prairie flameleaf sumac, Flame-leaf sumac, Prairie sumac, Lance-leaf sumac Perennial Tree Sun Dry
Rhus virens Evergreen sumac, Tobacco sumac Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Salvia farinacea Mealy blue sage, Mealy sage, Mealycup sage Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Sapindus saponaria var. drummondii Western soapberry, Soapberry Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Schedonnardus paniculatus Tumblegrass, Tumble grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like
Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Dry
Senna lindheimeriana Lindheimer's senna, Velvet leaf senna, Velvetleaf senna, Velvet-leaf wild sensitive-plant, Puppy-dog ears Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Senna roemeriana Twoleaf senna, Two leaved senna Perennial Shrub Part-shade Dry
Setaria parviflora Marsh bristlegrass, Knotroot bristlegrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Moist
Setaria scheelei Southwestern bristlegrass, Scheele's bristlegrass, Foxtail grass, Scheele's foxtail grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Sideroxylon lanuginosum Gum bumelia, Gum bully, Woollybucket bumelia, Chittamwood, Gum elastic, Coma Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Smilax bona-nox Saw greenbrier, Catbrier, Bullbrier Perennial Vine Shade Moist, Dry
Solanum rostratum Buffalobur nightshade, Buffalo bur Annual Herb Sun
Sophora secundiflora Texas mountain laurel, Mountain laurel, Mescal bean, Mescal bean sophora, Frijolillo, Frijolito Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Sorghastrum nutans Indiangrass, Yellow indian grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Sporobolus compositus var. drummondii Drummond's Dropseed, Head-like Dropseed, Meadow Dropseed Perennial Grass/Grass-like
Symphoricarpos orbiculatus Coralberry, Indian currant, Buckbrush Perennial Shrub Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Tetragonotheca texana Squarebud daisy, Nerve-ray, Square-bud daisy Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Tragia brevispica Shortspike noseburn Perennial Vine
Tridens albescens White tridens, White Top Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Moist
Tridens muticus var. muticus Slim tridens, Awnless fluffgrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like
Triodanis coloradoensis Colorado Venus' looking-glass, Western Venus' Looking Glass Annual Herb
Ulmus crassifolia Cedar elm, Fall elm, Olmo Perennial Tree Part-shade Moist
Verbena canescens Gray vervain Perennial Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Verbena halei Slender verbena, Texas verbena, Texas vervain Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Verbesina virginica Frostweed, White crownbeard, Iceplant, Iceweed, Virginia crownbeard, Indian tobacco, Richweed, Squawweed Biennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Vitis mustangensis Mustang grape Perennial Vine Part-shade Dry
Wedelia texana Zexmenia, Orange zexmenia, Wedelia, Hairy wedelia, Texas creeping-oxeye Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Yucca rupicola Twistleaf yucca, Twisted-leaf yucca, Texas yucca Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun, Part-shade Dry
Zanthoxylum hirsutum Texas Hercules' club, Texas prickly ash, Prickly ash, Toothache tree, Tickle-tongue, Tingle-tongue Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry