Ann and O.J. Weber Butterfly Garden


Scientific Name Common Name Duration Habit Sun Water
Acalypha radians Cardinal's feather, Cardinal feather Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Adiantum capillus-veneris Southern maidenhair fern, Common maidenhair fern, Maidenhair fern, Venus hair fern Perennial Fern Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Aesculus pavia var. pavia Scarlet buckeye, Red buckeye, Southern buckeye, Firecracker plant Perennial Shrub, Tree Part-shade Moist, Dry
Agalinis edwardsiana Plateau false foxglove, Plateau agalinis, Plateau gerardia, Plateau false-foxglove Annual Herb Part-shade
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
Allowissadula holosericea Chisos Mountain false Indianmallow, Chisos Mtn. False Indian-mallow, Velvet-leaf Mallow Perennial Shrub Part-shade Moist
Aloysia gratissima Whitebrush, Bee-brush, White-brush, Common bee-brush, Beebrush, Privet lippia Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist
Ambrosia psilostachya Cuman ragweed, Western ragweed, Perennial ragweed, Common ragweed Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Amorpha fruticosa Indigo bush, False indigo bush, False indigo, Desert false indigo Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist
Amphiachyris dracunculoides Prairie broomweed, Broomweed Annual Herb
Amsonia ciliata Fringed bluestar, Bluestar, Texas bluestar Perennial Herb Part-shade Dry
Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem, Tall bluestem, Turkeyfoot Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist
Andropogon glomeratus Bushy bluestem, Brushy bluestem Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet, Moist
Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii Flame acanthus, Hummingbird bush, Wright's desert honeysuckle, Wright acanthus, Mexican flame, Wright's Mexican flame Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Aristida purpurea Purple threeawn, Purple 3-awn, Purple three-awn, Red threeawn Annual Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Aristolochia erecta Swanflower Perennial Herb, Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist
Asclepias asperula Antelope horns, Spider milkweed, Green-flowered milkweed, Spider antelope-horns Perennial Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Asclepias incarnata Swamp milkweed, Pink Milkweed Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Asclepias tuberosa Butterflyweed, Butterfly milkweed, Orange milkweed, Pleurisy root, Chigger flower Perennial Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Asclepias viridis Green antelopehorn, Green milkweed Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Asplenium resiliens Blackstem spleenwort Perennial Herb, Fern
Baccharis neglecta False Willow, Jara dulce, Poverty Weed, Roosevelt Weed Perennial Shrub Part-shade Dry
Bacopa monnieri Herb-of-grace, Water hyssop, Coastal Water-hyssop Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Berchemia scandens Alabama supple-jack, Alabama supplejack, Rattan-vine Perennial Vine Shade, Part-shade Moist
Berlandiera betonicifolia Texas greeneyes, Broochflower Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Bernardia myricifolia Mouse Ears, Mouse's eye Perennial Shrub
Bignonia capreolata Crossvine Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Boerhavia coccinea Scarlet spiderling Perennial Herb
Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats grama, Banderilla, Banderita, Navajita Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Bouteloua dactyloides Buffalograss, Buffalo grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Bouteloua hirsuta var. pectinata Hairy grama, Tall grama Perennial Grass/Grass-like
Bouteloua rigidiseta Texas grama Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Brickellia cylindracea Gravel-bar brickellbush Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Callicarpa americana American beautyberry , French mulberry Perennial Shrub Part-shade Moist
Callirhoe involucrata Winecup, Purple poppy mallow Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Calylophus berlandieri Berlandier's sundrops , Square-bud primrose, Sundrops Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Calylophus berlandieri ssp. pinifolius Berlandier's sundrops, Square-bud primrose, Sundrops, Square-bud day-primrose Perennial Shrub Part-shade Dry
Calyptocarpus vialis Horseherb, Straggler daisy, Hierba del caballo, Lawnflower Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Campsis radicans Trumpet creeper, Trumpet vine, Common trumpet creeper, Cow vine, Foxglove vine, Hellvine, Devil's shoestring Perennial Vine Sun Moist, Dry
Canna flaccida Bandanna of the Everglades, Golden canna Perennial Herb Sun Wet
Capsicum annuum Chile pequin, Chile petin, Bird pepper, Turkey pepper , Cayenne pepper Annual, Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Carex cherokeensis Cherokee sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Wet, Moist
Carex emoryi Emory Sedge, Emory's sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Wet
Carex frankii Frank's sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet
Carex perdentata Sand sedge, Meadow Sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Moist
Carex planostachys Cedar sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Dry
Carex texensis Texas sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Castilleja indivisa Texas Indian Paintbrush, Entireleaf Indian Paintbrush, Texas Paintbrush, Indian Paintbrush, Scarlet Paintbrush Annual Herb Sun Dry
Castilleja purpurea Prairie paintbrush, Downy Indian paintbrush, Purple paintbrush, Lemon paintbrush, Purple painted cup Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Centaurea americana American basket-flower, American star-thistle, Basket-Flower, Star thistle, Shaving brush Annual Herb Part-shade Dry
Cephalanthus occidentalis Common buttonbush, Buttonbush, Button willow Perennial Shrub Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Cercis canadensis var. texensis Texas redbud Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Chamaecrista fasciculata var. fasciculata Partridge pea, Showy Partridge-pea, Beeflower Annual Herb Sun
Chamaesyce villifera Hairy sandmat Perennial Herb
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
Cheilanthes alabamensis Alabama lipfern Perennial Herb, Fern
Chilopsis linearis Desert willow, Flowering willow, Willow-leaved catalpa, Willowleaf catalpa, Bow willow, Flor de mimbre, Mimbre Perennial Tree Sun Moist, Dry
Chrysactinia mexicana Damianita Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Cirsium texanum Texas thistle Biennial Herb Sun Dry
Cissus trifoliata Grape ivy, Possum grape, Cow-itch vine, Sorrelvine, Arizona grape ivy Perennial Vine Part-shade
Cladium mariscus ssp. jamaicense Jamaica swamp sawgrass, Jamaican Saw-grass, Saw-grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Clematis drummondii Old man's beard, Drummond's clematis, Texas virgin's bower, Goat's beard Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Clematis pitcheri Purple Leatherflower, Purple Clematis, Leatherflower, Bluebill, Bellflower Clematis, Pitcher's Clematis Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist
Clinopodium brownei Browne's savory Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Cocculus carolinus Carolina snailseed, Carolina coralbead, Carolina moonseed, Red berried moonseed, Carolina red berried moonseed Perennial Vine Part-shade Moist
Colubrina texensis Hog-plum, Texan hogplum, Texas colubrina, Texas snakewood Perennial Shrub Part-shade Dry
Commelina erecta Whitemouth dayflower, Widow's tears, Day flower, White-mouth dayflower Perennial Herb Part-shade Dry
Condalia hookeri Bluewood condalia, Brasil, Brasilwood, Bluewood, Logwood, Purple haw, Capul negro Perennial Shrub, Tree Part-shade Dry
Conoclinium coelestinum Blue mistflower, Wild ageratum, Blue boneset, Mistflower Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Convolvulus equitans Bindweed, Texas bindweed Annual Vine Part-shade Dry
Coreopsis lanceolata Lanceleaf coreopsis, Lance-leaved coreopsis, Lanceleaf tickseed, Sand coreopsis Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Dry
Coreopsis tinctoria Plains coreopsis, Golden tickseed, Goldenwave, Coreopsis, Calliopsis Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
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 ochraceus Pond flatsedge, Yellow Sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade
Cyperus pseudovegetus Marsh flatsedge, Marsh Flat Sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun
Dalea frutescens Black dalea, Black prairie clover Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Dalea multiflora Roundhead prairie clover, White prairie clover, Round headed dalea, Round headed clover Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Dalea purpurea Purple prairie clover Perennial Subshrub Sun Dry
Delphinium carolinianum Carolina larkspur, Blue larkspur, Prairie larkspur, Espuela del caballero Perennial Herb Part-shade Dry
Desmanthus illinoensis Illinois bundleflower, Bundleflower, Prairie bundle flower, Prickleweed, Illinois Desmanthus, Prairie mimosa Perennial Shrub Sun Moist
Dichondra recurvata Oakwoods ponysfoot, Oakwoods Ponyfoot Perennial Herb
Digitaria cognata Carolina crabgrass, Fall witchgrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Shade, Part-shade Dry
Diospyros texana Texas persimmon, Mexican persimmon, Black persimmon, Chapote, Chapote prieto Perennial Tree Sun, Part-shade Dry
Dracopis amplexicaulis Clasping coneflower, Clasping-leaf coneflower Annual Herb Part-shade Moist
Dyschoriste linearis Snake herb, Polkadots, Narrowleaf dyschoriste Perennial Herb Sun Wet, Moist
Echinacea angustifolia Black Samson, Black Samson echinacea, Narrow-leaf coneflower Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Echinocactus texensis Horse crippler, Horse crippler cactus, Devil's head, Chisos hedgehog cactus, Chisos hedgehog Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Echinocereus coccineus Scarlet Hedgehog Cactus Perennial Cactus/Succulent
Echinocereus dasyacanthus Texas rainbow cactus, Spiny hedgehog cactus, Spiny hedgehog, Golden rainbow hedgehog cactus, Golden rainbow hedgehog, Yellow pitaya Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Echinocereus pentalophus Ladyfinger cactus, Alicoche, Dog tail, Devil's fingers Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun, Part-shade Dry
Echinocereus reichenbachii Lace hedgehog cactus, Lace cactus, Lace hedgehog, Purple candle, Órgano-pequeño de colores Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Claret cup, Claret cup cactus, Hedgehog cactus, Kingcup cactus, Mojave mound, Mohave mound Perennial Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Echinodorus cordifolius Creeping burrhead, Lance-leaf Burhead, Radican Sword "Giant Mother Plant" Annual Herb Shade Wet
Eleocharis montevidensis Sand spikerush, Spike rush Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet, Moist
Eleocharis quadrangulata Squarestem spikerush Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun
Engelmannia peristenia Engelmann's daisy, Engelmann Daisy, Cutleaf Daisy Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Equisetum hyemale Scouringrush horsetail, Horsetail, Canuela, Scouring rush Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Eragrostis intermedia Plains lovegrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Dry
Erigeron modestus Plains fleabane, Prairie fleabane Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Erioneuron pilosum Hairy Woollygrass, Hairy Tridens Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Dry
Eryngium leavenworthii Leavenworth's eryngo, Eryngo, False purple thistle Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Euphorbia bicolor Snow on the prairie, Snow-on-the-prairie Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade
Euphorbia dentata Toothed spurge, Toothed-leaf poinsettia Annual Herb
Eustoma exaltatum ssp. russellianum Texas bluebells, Texas bluebell, Bluebell, Showy prairie gentian, Prairie gentian Annual, Biennial, Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Evax prolifera Bighead pygmycudweed, Rabbit Tobacco Annual Herb Part-shade
Evolvulus sericeus Silver dwarf morning-glory, White Evolvulus Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Eysenhardtia texana Texas kidneywood, Kidneywood, Bee-Brush, Vara dulce Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Forestiera pubescens Elbow bush, Stretchberry, Spring herald Perennial Shrub Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Frangula caroliniana Carolina buckthorn, Carolina false buckthorn, Yellow buckthorn, Indian cherry, Yellowwood Perennial Tree Part-shade Moist
Fraxinus albicans Texas Ash, Mountain ash Perennial Tree Part-shade Dry
Gaillardia pulchella Indian Blanket, Firewheel, Girasol rojo Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Gaillardia suavis Pincushion daisy, Fragrant gaillardia, Rayless gaillardia, Perfumeballs Perennial Herb Part-shade Dry
Garrya ovata ssp. lindheimeri Lindheimer's silktassel, Lindheimer silktassel, Lindheimer's Garrya, Lindheimer Garrya, Mexican silktassel, Mexican Garrya, Eggleaf silktassel, Eggleaf Garrya Perennial Shrub Part-shade Moist, Dry
Gelsemium sempervirens Carolina Jessamine, Yellow Jessamine, Evening Trumpetflower, Poor Man's Rope Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist
Geum canadense White avens Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Giliastrum rigidulum Bluebowls, Blue gilia Annual Subshrub Sun
Glandularia bipinnatifida var. bipinnatifida Prairie verbena, Purple prairie verbena, Dakota mock vervain, Dakota vervain Annual, Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Grindelia squarrosa Curlycup gumweed Annual Herb Dry
Hedeoma acinoides Slender false pennyroyal, Annual pennyroyal, Slender hedeoma Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Hedeoma drummondii Drummond's false pennyroyal, Limoncillo, Mock Pennyroyal Annual Herb Part-shade Dry
Helianthus annuus Common sunflower Annual Herb Sun Dry
Helianthus maximiliani Maximilian sunflower, Max sunflower Perennial Herb Sun Moist, Dry
Heliotropium tenellum Pasture heliotrope, White heliotrope Annual Herb Sun Dry
Heteranthera dubia Grassleaf mudplantain, Water Stargrass Annual Herb
Heterotheca canescens Gray golden-aster, Hoary false goldenaster Annual, Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Hibiscus laevis Halberdleaf rosemallow, Halberdleaf hibiscus, Scarlet rose mallow, Halberd-leaved hibiscus, Halberd-leaved rose-mallow Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist
Hibiscus lasiocarpos Woolly rose-mallow, Woolly mallow, Rose-mallow, False cotton Perennial Shrub Sun Wet
Hydrocotyle umbellata Manyflower marshpennywort, Water-pennywort,  Money-plant Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Hymenocallis liriosme Texas Spiderlily, Spring Spiderlily, Spiderlily, Louisiana Spiderlily, Western Marsh Spiderlily Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Hymenopappus scabiosaeus Carolina woollywhite, Old Plainsman, Woolly-White Biennial Herb
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
Ilex vomitoria Yaupon, Yaupon Holly, Cassina Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Indigofera miniata Scarlet Pea, Coastal indigo, Texas Indigo, Western indigo Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Ipomoea lindheimeri Lindheimer's morning-glory, Blue Morning Glory Perennial Vine Sun Dry
Ipomopsis rubra Standing cypress, Texas plume, Red Texas star, Red gilia Biennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Juncus effusus Common rush, Soft Rush Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet, Moist
Juniperus virginiana Eastern red cedar, Eastern redcedar, Virginia juniper, Red juniper, Pencil cedar, Carolina cedar, Red savin, Baton rouge Perennial Tree Sun, Shade, Part-shade Dry
Justicia americana American water-willow, Water-willow Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Kosteletzkya virginica Virginia saltmarsh mallow, Virginia fen-rose, Saltmarsh mallow, Seashore mallow Perennial Subshrub Sun Moist
Lantana urticoides Texas lantana, Calico bush Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Lespedeza texana Texas lespedeza, Texas bush-Clover Perennial Herb Sun
Leucophyllum frutescens Cenizo, Purple sage, Texas ranger, Texas barometer bush, Texas silverleaf, Texas sage, Silverleaf Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Lindera benzoin var. pubescens Northern spicebush, Hairy common spicebush Perennial Tree
Linum rigidum Stiffstem flax, Large-flower yellow flax, Yellow flax Annual Herb Sun Dry
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal flower Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Lonicera albiflora Western white honeysuckle, White shrub honeysuckle, White bush honeysuckle, White limestone honeysuckle, Texas honeysuckle, White honeysuckle Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Lonicera sempervirens Coral honeysuckle, Trumpet honeysuckle, Woodbine Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist
Ludwigia octovalvis Mexican primrose-willow, Narrow-leaf Water Primrose, Seedbox, Mexican Primrose Willow Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist
Ludwigia repens Creeping primrose-willow, Floating primrose-willow, Water primrose Perennial Herb
Lupinus texensis Texas bluebonnet, Bluebonnet, Texas lupine, Buffalo clover, Wolf flower Annual Herb Sun Dry
Lygodesmia texana Texas Skeleton Plant, Texas Skeleton Weed, Skeleton-plant, Purple Dandelion, Flowering Straw Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Lythrum californicum California Loosestrife Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Mahonia swaseyi Texas barberry, Texas Oregon-grape Perennial Shrub Sun
Mahonia trifoliolata Agarita, Agarito, Algerita, Laredo mahonia, Laredo Oregon-grape, Trifoliate barberry, Wild currant Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Malus ioensis var. texana Texas crabapple, Blanco Crabapple Perennial Tree Sun Moist
Malvastrum aurantiacum Wright's false mallow Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Malvaviscus arboreus Turkscap, Wax mallow, Bleeding hearts, Mexican apple, Manzanilla Perennial Shrub
Marshallia caespitosa Barbara's-buttons, Puffballs, White Barbara's-buttons Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Marsilea macropoda Bigfoot water clover, Water clover, Clover-fern, Largefoot pepperwort Perennial Herb, Fern Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet
Matelea reticulata Green milkweed vine, Net vein milkvine, Netted milkvine, Pearl milkweed Vine Perennial Vine Part-shade Dry
Maurandella antirrhiniflora Snapdragon Vine , Roving sailor, Climbing snapdragon, Little snapdragon vine Perennial Vine Part-shade Dry
Melampodium leucanthum Blackfoot Daisy, Rock daisy, Plains blackfoot, Arnica Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Menodora heterophylla Low menodora, Redbud Perennial Herb Part-shade Dry
Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera Catclaw mimosa, Cat's-claw mimosa, Wait-a-bit Perennial Tree
Mimosa borealis Fragrant mimosa, Pink Mimosa Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Dry
Mimosa roemeriana Roemer's mimosa, Sensitive Briar Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Monarda citriodora Lemon beebalm, Purple horsemint, Lemon mint, Plains horsemint, Lemon horsemint, Horsemint, Purple lemon mint Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Morella cerifera Wax myrtle , Southern wax myrtle, Southern bayberry, Eastern bayberry, Bayberry, Candleberry, Tallow shrub Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Muhlenbergia lindheimeri Lindheimer's muhly, Lindheimer muhly, Big muhly, Blue muhly Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Moist, Dry
Muhlenbergia reverchonii Seep muhly Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Moist, Dry
Muhlenbergia schreberi Nimblewill Perennial Grass/Grass-like Shade