Courtyard


Scientific Name Common Name Duration Habit Sun Water
Acacia farnesiana Huisache, Texas huisache, Sweet acacia, Perfume acacia, Mealy acacia, Mealy wattle, Cassie Perennial Tree Sun Dry
Agave havardiana Havard's century plant, Havard agave Perennial Subshrub Sun Dry
Ageratina havanensis Shrubby boneset, White mistflower, White shrub mistflower, Havana snakeroot, Mistflower Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Aquilegia chrysantha var. hinckleyana Hinckley's golden columbine, Yellow columbine, Hinckley columbine, Capote columbine Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist
Baileya multiradiata Desert marigold, Showy desert marigold, Paper daisy, Desert baileya Annual Herb Part-shade Dry
Callicarpa americana American beautyberry , French mulberry Perennial Shrub Part-shade Moist
Chasmanthium latifolium Inland sea oats, Indian wood oats, Wild oats, River oats, Flathead oats, Upland Oats, Upland Sea Oats Perennial Grass/Grass-like Shade, Part-shade Moist
Cladium mariscus ssp. jamaicense Jamaica swamp sawgrass, Jamaican Saw-grass, Saw-grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Coryphantha sulcata Nipple Cactus, Pineapple cactus Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Dicliptera brachiata Branched Dicliptera, Branched foldwing Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Echinocactus texensis Horse crippler, Horse crippler cactus, Devil's head, Chisos hedgehog cactus, Chisos hedgehog Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Echinocereus enneacanthus Pitaya, Strawberry cactus Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Echinocereus pentalophus Ladyfinger cactus, Alicoche, Dog tail, Devil's fingers Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun, Part-shade Dry
Erigeron modestus Plains fleabane, Prairie fleabane Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Eschscholzia californica ssp. californica California poppy Annual Herb
Euphorbia antisyphilitica Candelilla, Wax plant Perennial Subshrub Sun Dry
Ferocactus hamatacanthus Turk's head, Turk's head cactus, Texas barrel cactus, Giant fishhook cactus Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Ferocactus wislizeni Candy barrel, Candy barrel cactus, Fishhook barrel cactus, Southwestern barrel cactus Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Hechtia texensis Texas false agave, Guapilla Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Hesperaloe parviflora Red yucca, Coral yucca, Red-flowered false yucca, Redflower false yucca, Yellow yucca, Hummingbird yucca, Samandoque Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Hibiscus laevis Halberdleaf rosemallow, Halberdleaf hibiscus, Scarlet rose mallow, Halberd-leaved hibiscus, Halberd-leaved rose-mallow Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist
Ilex decidua Possumhaw, Possumhaw holly, Deciduous holly, Meadow holly, Prairie holly, Swamp holly, Welk holly, Deciduous yaupon, Bearberry, Winterberry Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist
Iris virginica var. shrevei Shreve's iris, Virginia iris, Southern blue flag, Blue flag Perennial Herb Sun Wet
Liatris punctata var. mucronata Texas Liatris, Texas Blazing Star, Texas Gayfeather, Cusp Liatris, Cusp Blazing star, Cusp Gayfeather, Narrow-leaf Liatris, Narrow-leaf Blazing Star, Narrow-leaf Gayfeather Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Malpighia glabra Acerola, Barbados Cherry, Manzanita, Wild crapemyrtle Perennial Shrub Part-shade Dry
Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii Turk's cap or Turkscap, Drummond's turkscap, Wax mallow, Drummond wax-mallow, Red mallow, Texas mallow, Mexican apple, Manzanilla, Sleeping hibiscus, Bleeding hearts Perennial Shrub Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Mammillaria heyderi Little nipple cactus Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Marsilea macropoda Bigfoot water clover, Water clover, Clover-fern, Largefoot pepperwort Perennial Herb, Fern Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet
Nolina lindheimeriana Devil's shoestring, Devil's-shoestring, Ribbon grass Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Nolina texana Texas sacahuista, Texas beargrass, Basket grass, Sacahuista, Bunchgrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Dry
Opuntia ellisiana Spineless prickly pear, Tigertongue, South Texas pricklypear Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun, Part-shade Dry
Phyla nodiflora Texas frogfruit, Turkey tangle fogfruit, Frogfruit Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Prunus mexicana Mexican plum, Bigtree plum, Inch plum Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Quercus fusiformis Escarpment live oak, Plateau live oak, Hill country live oak, Texas live oak, Scrub live oak, Plateau oak, Encino molino, Tesmoli Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Quercus shumardii Shumard oak, Shumard's oak, Shumard red oak, Southern red oak, Swamp red oak, Spotted oak Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Sabal minor Dwarf palmetto, Bush palmetto, Palmetto Perennial Shrub Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Sophora secundiflora Texas mountain laurel, Mountain laurel, Mescal bean, Mescal bean sophora, Frijolillo, Frijolito Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Symphoricarpos orbiculatus Coralberry, Indian currant, Buckbrush Perennial Shrub Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium Aromatic aster, Aromatic American aster, Fall aster, Wild blue aster, Shale aster Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Thelypteris kunthii Wood fern, River fern, Southern shield fern, Kunth's maiden fern, Normal shield fern Perennial Fern Shade, Part-shade Moist
Tradescantia gigantea Giant spiderwort Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Ulmus alata Winged elm, Wahoo elm, Cork elm, Witch elm Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Ulmus crassifolia Cedar elm, Fall elm, Basket elm, Scrub elm, Lime elm, Texas elm, Southern rock elm, Olmo Perennial Tree Part-shade Moist
Ungnadia speciosa Mexican buckeye, Monilla Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Yucca rupicola Twistleaf yucca, Twisted-leaf yucca, Texas yucca Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun, Part-shade Dry
Yucca thompsoniana Thompson's yucca, Thompson yucca, Beaked yucca, Big Bend yucca, Soyate, Palmita Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry