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Commercially available native plant species suitable for planned landscapes in Central Texas. Visit our Suppliers Directory to locate businesses that sell native plants or seeds or provide professional landscape or consulting services in this state. Visit the Organizations Directory to locate native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations in this state.

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Ageratina havanensisShrubby Boneset
White Mistflower
White Shrub Mistflower
Havana Snakeroot
Amorpha fruticosaIndigo Bush
False Indigo Bush
False Indigo
Desert False Indigo
Amblyolepis setigeraHuisache Daisy
Butterfly Daisy
Honey Daisy
Andropogon gerardiiBig Bluestem
Tall Bluestem
Turkeyfoot
Andropogon glomeratusBushy Bluestem
Brushy Bluestem
Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightiiFlame Acanthus
Hummingbird Bush
Wright's Desert Honeysuckle
Wright Acanthus
Mexican Flame
Wright's Mexican Flame
Aquilegia canadensisEastern Red Columbine
Wild Red Columbine
Asclepias asperulaAntelope-horns
Spider Milkweed
Green-flowered Milkweed
Spider Antelope-horns
Antelope Horns
Asclepias tuberosaButterflyweed
Butterfly Weed
Butterfly Milkweed
Orange Milkweed
Pleurisy Root
Chigger Flower
Asclepias viridifloraGreen Comet Milkweed
Green-flowered Milkweed
Green Milkweed
Wand Milkweed
Asclepias viridisGreen Milkweed
Spider Milkweed
Bauhinia lunarioidesAnacacho Orchid Tree
Anacacho Bauhinia
Orchid Tree
Texas Plume
Bouteloua curtipendulaSideoats Grama
Banderilla
Banderita
Navajita
Bouteloua dactyloidesBuffalograss
Buffalo Grass
Bouteloua hirsutaHairy Grama
Bouteloua hirsuta var. pectinataHairy Grama
Tall Grama
Callicarpa americanaAmerican Beautyberry
French Mulberry
Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculumChile Pequin
Chile Tepin
Bird Pepper
Turkey Pepper
Cayenne Pepper
Calylophus berlandieri ssp. pinifoliusBerlandier's Sundrops
Square-bud Primrose
Sundrops
Square-bud Day-primrose
Carya illinoinensisPecan
Castilleja indivisaTexas Indian Paintbrush
Entireleaf Indian Paintbrush
Texas Paintbrush
Indian Paintbrush
Scarlet Paintbrush
Callirhoe involucrataWinecup
Purple Poppy Mallow
Callirhoe pedataPalmleaf Poppymallow
Standing Winecup
Finger Poppymallow
Palmleaf Poppy Mallow
Campsis radicansTrumpet Creeper
Trumpet Vine
Common Trumpet Creeper
Cow Vine
Foxglove Vine
Hellvine
Devil's Shoestring
Catalpa speciosaNorthern Catalpa
Catalpa Tree
Cigar Tree
Indian Bean
Centaurea americanaAmerican Basket-flower
American Star-thistle
Basket-flower
Star Thistle
Shaving Brush
Basket Flower
Cercis canadensis var. mexicanaMexican Redbud
Cercis canadensis var. texensisTexas Redbud
Chamaecrista fasciculata var. fasciculataPartridge Pea
Showy Partridge-pea
Beeflower
Chilopsis linearisDesert Willow
Flowering Willow
Willow-leaved Catalpa
Willowleaf Catalpa
Bow Willow
Flor De Mimbre
Mimbre
Chrysactinia mexicanaDamianita
Clematis pitcheriPurple Leatherflower
Purple Clematis
Leatherflower
Bluebill
Bellflower Clematis
Pitcher's Clematis
Clematis texensisScarlet Clematis
Scarlet Leatherflower
Texas Clematis
Conoclinium coelestinumBlue Mistflower
Wild Ageratum
Blue Boneset
Cooperia drummondiiEvening Rain Lily
Evening Star Rain Lily
Coreopsis lanceolataLanceleaf Coreopsis
Lance-leaved Coreopsis
Lanceleaf Tickseed
Sand Coreopsis
Cotinus obovatusAmerican Smoke Tree
Texas Smoke Tree
Wild Smoke Tree
Smoke Tree
Smokebush
Chittamwood
Cooperia pedunculataHill Country Rain Lily
Prairie Lily
Rain Lily
Flor De Mayo
Coreopsis tinctoria var. tinctoriaGolden Tickseed
Golden-wave
Dalea frutescensBlack Dalea
Black Prairie Clover
Dasylirion texanumTexas Sotol
Sotol
Delphinium carolinianumPrairie Larkspur
Carolina Larkspur
Blue Larkspur
Diospyros texanaTexas Persimmon
Mexican Persimmon
Black Persimmon
Chapote
Chapote Prieto
Dracopis amplexicaulisClasping Coneflower
Clasping-leaf Coneflower
Echinacea angustifoliaBlack Samson
Black Samson Echinacea
Narrow-leaf Coneflower
Echinacea purpureaEastern Purple Coneflower
Purple Coneflower
Engelmannia peristeniaEngelmann's Daisy
Engelmann Daisy
Cutleaf Daisy
Erythrina herbaceaCoralbean
Cherokee Bean
Red Cardinal
Eryngium leavenworthiiLeavenworth's Eryngo
Eryngo
False Purple Thistle
Eysenhardtia texanaTexas Kidneywood
Kidneywood
Bee Brush
Vara Dulce
Palo Dulce
Fraxinus albicansTexas Ash
Mountain Ash
Frangula carolinianaCarolina Buckthorn
Carolina False Buckthorn
Yellow Buckthorn
Indian Cherry
Yellowwood
Gaillardia pulchellaIndian Blanket
Firewheel
Girasol Rojo
Gaillardia suavisPincushion Daisy
Fragrant Gaillardia
Rayless Gaillardia
Perfumeballs
Glandularia bipinnatifida var. bipinnatifidaPrairie Verbena
Purple Prairie Verbena
Dakota Mock Vervain
Dakota Vervain
Helianthus maximilianiMaximilian Sunflower
Max Sunflower
Hesperaloe parvifloraRed Yucca
Coral Yucca
Red-flowered False Yucca
Redflower False Yucca
Yellow Yucca
Hummingbird Yucca
Samandoque
Hilaria belangeri var. belangeriCurly-mesquite
Hibiscus martianusHeartleaf Rosemallow
Tulipan Del Monte
Heartleaf Hibiscus
Ibervillea lindheimeriBalsam Gourd
Lindheimer's Globeberry
Globe Berry
Snake-apple
Balsam-apple
Ilex deciduaPossumhaw
Possumhaw Holly
Deciduous Holly
Meadow Holly
Prairie Holly
Swamp Holly
Welk Holly
Deciduous Yaupon
Bearberry
Winterberry
Ilex vomitoriaYaupon
Yaupon Holly
Cassina
Ipomopsis rubraStanding Cypress
Texas Plume
Red Texas Star
Red Gilia
Juglans nigraBlack Walnut
Eastern Black Walnut
American Black Walnut
Juniperus virginianaEastern Red Cedar
Eastern Redcedar
Virginia Juniper
Red Juniper
Pencil Cedar
Carolina Cedar
Red Savin
Baton Rouge
Lantana urticoidesTexas Lantana
Calico Bush
Leucophyllum frutescensCenizo
Purple Sage
Texas Ranger
Texas Barometer Bush
Texas Silverleaf
Texas Sage
Silverleaf
Linum berlandieri var. berlandieriBerlandier's Yellow Flax
Yellow Flax
Stiff-stem Flax
Linum hudsonioidesHudson Flax
Texas Flax
Yellow Flax
Liatris pycnostachyaPrairie Blazing Star
Prairie Gayfeather
Prairie Liatris
Kansas Blazing Star
Kansas Gayfeather
Kansas Liatris
Cat-tail Blazing Star
Cat-tail Gayfeather
Cat-tail Liatris
Hairy Button-snakeroot
Lonicera albifloraWestern White Honeysuckle
White Shrub Honeysuckle
White Bush Honeysuckle
White Limestone Honeysuckle
Texas Honeysuckle
White Honeysuckle
Lobelia cardinalisCardinal Flower
Lonicera sempervirensCoral Honeysuckle
Trumpet Honeysuckle
Woodbine
Lupinus texensisTexas Bluebonnet
Bluebonnet
Texas Lupine
Buffalo Clover
Wolf Flower
Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondiiTurk's Cap
Drummond's Turk's Cap
Drummond Turk's Cap
Wax Mallow
Drummond's Wax Mallow
Drummond Wax Mallow
Red Mallow
Texas Mallow
Mexican Apple
Sleeping Hibiscus
Bleeding Hearts
Manzanita
Magnolia grandifloraSouthern Magnolia
Evergreen Magnolia
Loblolly Magnolia
Great Laurel Magnolia
Big Laurel
Bull Bay
Mahonia swaseyiTexas Barberry
Texas Oregon-grape
Machaeranthera tanacetifoliaTahoka Daisy
Tansy-aster
Tansey-leaf Tansy-aster
Tansyleaf Tansyaster
Mahonia trifoliolataAgarita
Agarito
Algerita
Laredo Mahonia
Laredo Oregon-grape
Trifoliate Barberry
Wild Currant
Melampodium leucanthumBlackfoot Daisy
Rock Daisy
Plains Blackfoot
Arnica
Melica nitensThree-flower Melic
Tall Melicgrass
Threeflower Melicgrass
Melicgrass
Mimosa borealisFragrant Mimosa
Pink Mimosa
Morella ceriferaWax Myrtle
Southern Wax Myrtle
Southern Bayberry
Eastern Bayberry
Bayberry
Candleberry
Tallow Shrub
Monarda citriodoraLemon Beebalm
Purple Horsemint
Lemon Mint
Plains Horsemint
Lemon Horsemint
Horsemint
Purple Lemon Mint
Monarda fistulosaWild Bergamot
Beebalm
Muhlenbergia lindheimeriLindheimer's Muhly
Lindheimer Muhly
Big Muhly
Blue Muhly
Muhlenbergia reverchoniiSeep Muhly
Nolina texanaTexas Sacahuista
Texas Beargrass
Basket Grass
Sacahuista
Bunchgrass
Oenothera macrocarpa ssp. macrocarpaBigfruit Evening-primrose
Fluttermill
Missouri Evening Primrose
Oenothera speciosaPink Evening Primrose
Showy Evening Primrose
Mexican Evening Primrose
Showy Primrose
Pink Ladies
Buttercups
Pink Buttercups
Parkinsonia aculeataRetama
Paloverde
Mexican Paloverde
Jerusalem Thorn
Horsebean
Lluvia De Oro
Palafoxia callosaSmall Palafox
Small Palafoxia
Passiflora foetida var. gossypiifoliaCottonleaf Passionflower
Corona De Cristo
Parthenocissus heptaphyllaSevenleaf Creeper
Seven-leaf Creeper
Passiflora incarnataMaypop
Purple Passionflower
Purple Passion Vine
Apricot Vine
Pavonia lasiopetalaRock Rose
Rose Pavonia
Rose Mallow
Pavonia
Passiflora luteaYellow Passionflower
Yellow Passion Vine
Yellow Passion-flower
Parthenocissus quinquefoliaVirginia Creeper
Passiflora tenuilobaBird Wing Passionflower
Birdwing Passionflower
Slender-lobe Passionflower
Spread Lobe Passionflower
Panicum virgatumSwitchgrass
Wand Panic Grass
Penstemon baccharifoliusRock Penstemon
Rock Beardtongue
Cut-leaf Penstemon
Cut-leaf Beardtongue
Baccharis-leaf Penstemon
Baccharis-leaf Beardtongue
Penstemon cobaeaPrairie Penstemon
Prairie Beardtongue
Foxglove Penstemon
Foxglove Beardtongue
False Foxglove
Large-flowered Penstemon
Large-flowered Beardtongue
Cobaea Penstemon
Cobaea Beardtongue
Wild Foxglove
Penstemon triflorusHill Country Penstemon
Hill Country Beardtongue
Scarlet Penstemon
Scarlet Beardtongue
Heller's Penstemon
Heller's Beardtongue
Phacelia congestaCaterpillars
Blue Curls
Fiddleneck
Phlox drummondiiAnnual Phlox
Drummond Phlox
Pride-of-Texas
Texas Pride
Physostegia pulchellaBeautiful False Dragon-head
Showy False Dragonhead
Pistacia mexicanaMexican Pistachio
Texas Pistachio
American Pistachio
Copal Pistachio
Wild Pistachio
Lentisco
Texas Pistache
Platanus occidentalisAmerican Sycamore
Eastern Sycamore
American Plane Tree
Plane Tree
Buttonwood
Buttonball Tree
Prosopis glandulosaHoney Mesquite
Glandular Mesquite
Algarroba
Prunus mexicanaMexican Plum
Bigtree Plum
Inch Plum
Quercus buckleyiTexas Red Oak
Buckley Oak
Texas Oak
Spanish Oak
Spotted Oak
Rock Oak
Quercus fusiformisEscarpment Live Oak
Plateau Live Oak
Hill Country Live Oak
Texas Live Oak
Scrub Live Oak
Plateau Oak
Encino Molino
Tesmoli
Quercus laceyiLacey Oak
Texas Blue Oak
Canyon Oak
Smoky Oak
Rock Oak
Quercus macrocarpaBur Oak
Burr Oak
Savanna Oak
Overcup Oak
Prairie Oak
Mossy-cup Oak
Mossy-overcup Oak
Blue Oak
Quercus muehlenbergiiChinkapin Oak
Chinquapin Oak
Chestnut Oak
Yellow Chestnut Oak
Rock Chestnut Oak
Yellow Oak
Rock Oak
Quercus shumardiiShumard Oak
Shumard's Oak
Shumard Red Oak
Southern Red Oak
Swamp Red Oak
Spotted Oak
Quercus vaseyanaVasey Oak
Sandpaper Oak
Scrub Oak
Shin Oak
Ratibida columniferaMexican Hat
Red-spike Mexican Hat
Upright Prairie Coneflower
Prairie Coneflower
Long-headed Coneflower
Thimbleflower
Rhus aromaticaFragrant Sumac
Aromatic Sumac
Lemon Sumac
Polecat Bush
Rhus glabraSmooth Sumac
Rhus lanceolataPrairie Flameleaf Sumac
Flameleaf Sumac
Prairie Sumac
Lance-leaf Sumac
Lance-leaved Sumac
Texas Sumac
Tree Sumac
Limestone Sumac
Prairie Shining Sumac
Rhus virensEvergreen Sumac
Tobacco Sumac
Lambrisco
Lentrisco
Rudbeckia hirtaBlack-eyed Susan
Common Black-eyed Susan
Brown-eyed Susan
Blackeyed Susan
Salvia coccineaScarlet Sage
Tropical Sage
Blood Sage
Red Sage
Indian Fire
Salvia engelmanniiEngelmann's Sage
Engelmann's Salvia
Salvia farinaceaMealy Blue Sage
Mealy Sage
Mealycup Sage
Salvia greggiiAutumn Sage
Cherry Sage
Gregg Salvia
Salvia reglaMountain Sage
Royal Sage
Salvia roemerianaCedar Sage
Sapindus saponaria var. drummondiiWestern Soapberry
Soapberry
Wild China Tree
Wild Chinaberry
Indian Soap Plant
Jaboncillo
Schizachyrium scopariumLittle Bluestem
Popotillo Azul
Senna lindheimerianaLindheimer's Senna
Velvet Leaf Senna
Velvetleaf Senna
Velvet-leaf Wild Sensitive-plant
Puppy-dog Ears
Senna roemerianaTwoleaf Senna
Two Leaved Senna
Solidago giganteaGiant Goldenrod
Smooth Goldenrod
Tall Goldenrod
Late Goldenrod
Early Goldenrod
Solidago juliaeJulia's Goldenrod
Solidago nemoralisGray Goldenrod
Prairie Goldenrod
Oldfield Goldenrod
Grayleaf Goldenrod
Gray-leaved Goldenrod
Dyersweed Goldenrod
Dwarf Goldenrod
Field Goldenrod
Sorghastrum nutansIndiangrass
Yellow Indiangrass
Solidago petiolarisDowny Ragged Goldenrod
Downy Goldenrod
Solidago radulaWestern Rough Goldenrod
Sophora secundifloraTexas Mountain Laurel
Mountain Laurel
Mescal Bean
Mescal Bean Sophora
Frijolillo
Frijolito
Sporobolus compositus var. compositusComposite Dropseed
Tall Dropseed
Styphnolobium affineEve's Necklace
Eve's Necklacepod
Texas Sophora
Pink Sophora
Necklace Tree
Taxodium distichumBald Cypress
Baldcypress
Common Bald Cypress
Southern Bald Cypress
Deciduous Cypress
Southern Cypress
Swamp Cypress
Red Cypress
White Cypress
Yellow Cypress
Gulf Cypress
Tidewater Red Cypress
Tetraneuris scaposa var. scaposaFour-nerve Daisy
Hymenoxys
Stemmy Four-nerve Daisy
Bitterweed
Thelesperma filifolium var. filifoliumStiff Greenthread
Showy Navajo Tea
Greenthread
Tripsacum dactyloidesEastern Gamagrass
Fakahatchee Grass
Tradescantia edwardsianaPlateau Spiderwort
Edwards' Spiderwort
Tradescantia giganteaGiant Spiderwort
Tradescantia pedicellataEdwards Plateau Spiderwort
Granite Spiderwort
Ulmus crassifoliaCedar Elm
Fall Elm
Basket Elm
Scrub Elm
Lime Elm
Texas Elm
Southern Rock Elm
Olmo
Ungnadia speciosaMexican Buckeye
Monilla
Vernonia baldwiniiWestern Ironweed
Baldwin's Ironweed
Ironweed
Vernonia lindheimeriWoolly Ironweed
Viburnum rufidulumRusty Blackhaw Viburnum
Rusty Blackhaw
Southern Blackhaw
Blackhaw
Bluehaw
Downy Viburnum
Southern Nannyberry
Rusty Nannyberry
Nannyberry
Yucca rupicolaTwistleaf Yucca
Twisted-leaf Yucca
Texas Yucca
Yucca thompsonianaThompson's Yucca
Thompson Yucca
Beaked Yucca
Big Bend Yucca
Soyate
Palmita
Trans-Pecos Yucca
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