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Monday - March 22, 2004

From: Austin, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Deer Resistant
Title: Smarty Plants on Deer-Resistant Plants
Answered by: Stephen Brueggerhoff

QUESTION:

Do you have a list of Texas plants that are deer resistant?

ANSWER:

You can review individual plant information from our Native Plant Database, providing botanical and horticultural native plant information, including deer resistant plants. The Native Plant Society of Texas also offers a check-list of native plants that are deer resistant, found on their website called CAMOUFLAGE GARDENING. Keep in mind that this list is a "works in progress", and offers info on plants that deer will normally not browse; in drought, or periods of ecological stress, the deer will eat just about most plants.
 

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