Wildflower Center Herbarium

The Wildflower Center's herbarium is a collection of preserved plant specimens from seed collecting expeditions, research projects and representative from the Wildflower Center's grounds.


Scientific Name Common Name Duration Habit Sun Water
Abronia ameliae Amelia's Sand-verbena, Heart's Delight Perennial Herb Part-shade Dry
Abronia angustifolia Purple sand verbena, Narrow-leaf sand-verbena Annual Herb Part-shade Dry
Abronia villosa Desert sand verbena, Desert sand-verbena, Desert sandverbena Annual Herb Sun Dry
Abutilon fruticosum Indian mallow, Texas Indian mallow Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Abutilon incanum Pelotazo, Indian mallow, Shrubby Indian mallow Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Acalypha monostachya Round copperleaf Perennial Herb, Subshrub Sun Dry
Acalypha phleoides Shrubby copperleaf, Three-seeded mercury Perennial Herb Part-shade
Acalypha radians Cardinal's feather, Cardinal feather Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Acer grandidentatum Bigtooth maple, Big-toothed maple, Uvalde bigtooth maple, Southwestern bigtooth maple, Canyon maple, Sabinal maple, Western sugar maple Perennial Shrub, Tree Sun Moist
Acer negundo Box elder, Box elder maple, Ash-leaved maple, Ashleaf maple, Red River maple, Fresno de guajuco Perennial Tree Sun Moist
Achillea millefolium Common yarrow, Western yarrow, Yarrow, Milfoil Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis Western yarrow, Woolly yarrow, White yarrow Perennial Herb Part-shade
Acmella oppositifolia var. repens Oppositeleaf Spotflower, Opposite-leaf Spotflower Perennial Herb Sun
Adiantum capillus-veneris Southern maidenhair fern, Common maidenhair fern, Maidenhair fern, Venus hair fern Perennial Fern Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Adolphia infesta Junco Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade
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
Agalinis fasciculata Beach false foxglove Annual Herb
Agalinis heterophylla Prairie agalinis, Prairie false-foxglove Annual Herb Part-shade Moist, Dry
Agastache micrantha White giant hyssop Perennial Herb, Subshrub
Agave univittata Maguey mezortillo, Thorncrest century plant Perennial Herb, Cactus/Succulent Sun Dry
Ageratina havanensis Shrubby boneset, White mistflower, White shrub mistflower, Havana snakeroot, Mistflower Perennial Shrub Sun Dry
Allium canadense Meadow garlic, Wild garlic, Wild onion Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Moist
Allium drummondii Drummond's onion, Wild Garlic, Drummond wild onion Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Allium praecox Early onion Perennial Herb
Allium stellatum Autumn onion, Prairie onion Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Allowissadula holosericea Chisos Mountain false Indianmallow, Chisos Mtn. False Indian-mallow, Velvet-leaf Mallow Perennial Shrub Part-shade Moist
Amaranthus greggii Gregg's amaranth Annual Herb
Ambrosia confertiflora Weakleaf bur ragweed Perennial Herb
Ambrosia psilostachya Cuman ragweed, Western ragweed, Perennial ragweed, Common ragweed Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Ambrosia trifida var. texana Texan great ragweed, Giant Ragweed Annual Subshrub
Amorpha canescens Leadplant, Leadplant amorpha, Prairie shoestring Perennial Shrub 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 longiflora Tubular Bluestar, Trumpet Slimpod Perennial Herb
Amsonia tabernaemontana Eastern bluestar, Blue dogbane, Willow amsonia, Woodland bluestar Perennial Herb Part-shade Wet
Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem, Tall bluestem, Turkeyfoot Perennial