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Tuesday - October 28, 2008

From: San Marcos, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Shrubs
Title: List of Central Texas native shrubs
Answered by: Barbara Medford

QUESTION:

Need to find a list of Central Texas native shrubs.

ANSWER:

Easy to do, you came to the right place. Go to our Recommended Species section. On the United States map, click on Central Texas. This will take you to a recommended list of commercially available plants native to Central Texas. Click on  NARROW YOUR SEARCH and select "Shrub" in the drop-down menu under "Habit", then click on the "Narrow Your Search" box at the at the bottom. This will give you a list of 27 shrubs native to Central Texas. You can follow the plant link to our webpage on each plant, see a picture, find out more about the plant, and go down to the bottom of the webpage where you will find a link that will take you to Google information on the botanical name of the plant.
 

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