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Rolling Plains

The Rolling Plains area (24 million acres) coincides with the Rolling Plains land resource area of the southern Central Lowlands. The area is between the High Plains and the Cross Timbers and Prairies in the northern part of the state. It is a nearly level to rolling plain having moderate to rapid surface drainage. Soils of the uplands are pale brown to reddish brown to dark grayish brown, neutral to calcareous sandy loams, clay loams, and clays. Saline soils are common, as are shallow and stony soils with pockets of deep sand. Bottomlands have only minor areas of reddish brown, loamy to clayey, calcareous alluvial soils.

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Melica nitensThree-flower Melic
Tall Melicgrass
Threeflower Melicgrass
Melicgrass
Monarda citriodoraLemon Beebalm
Purple Horsemint
Lemon Mint
Plains Horsemint
Lemon Horsemint
Horsemint
Purple Lemon Mint
Morus microphyllaTexas Mulberry
Littleleaf Mulberry
Mountain Mulberry
Mexican Mulberry
Dwarf Mulberry
Morus rubraRed Mulberry
Moral
Muhlenbergia arenaceaEar Muhly
Muhlenbergia torreyiRing Muhly
Torrey Muhly
Nuttallanthus texanusTexas Toad-flax
Texas Toadflax
Toadflax
Oenothera rhombipetalaDiamond Petal Primrose
Four-point Evening Primrose
Fourpoint Evening-primrose
Greater Four-point Evening-primrose
Oenothera speciosaPink Evening Primrose
Showy Evening Primrose
Mexican Evening Primrose
Showy Primrose
Pink Ladies
Buttercups
Pink Buttercups
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmanniiCactus Apple
Prickly Pear
Opuntia macrorhizaBigroot Prickly Pear
Twist-spine Prickly Pear
Common Prickly Pear
Plains Prickly Pear
Oxalis strictaCommon Yellow Oxalis
Yellow Wood-sorrel
Upright Yellow Wood-sorrel
Yellow Woodsorrel
Pappophorum bicolorPink Pappasgrass
Pink Pappusgrass
Palafoxia callosaSmall Palafox
Small Palafoxia
Palafoxia roseaRosy Palafox
Rose Palafoxia
Pascopyrum smithiiWestern Wheatgrass
Palafoxia sphacelataOthake
Sand Palafoxia
Panicum virgatumSwitchgrass
Wand Panic Grass
Penstemon ambiguusPink Plains Penstemon
Pink Plains Beardtongue
Gilia Penstemon
Gilia Beardtongue
Sand Penstemon
Sand Beardtongue
Pectis angustifoliaLimoncillo
Lemonscent
Crownseed Pectis
Lemon-scented Pectis
Lemonscent Pectis
Lemonweed
Chinchweed
Fetid Marigold
Penstemon fendleriFendler's Penstemon
Fendler's Beardtongue
Fendler Penstemon
Fendler Beardtongue
Purple Foxglove
Penstemon jamesiiJames's Penstemon
James's Beardtongue
James Penstemon
James Beardtongue
Phacelia integrifoliaGyp Blue-curls
Gypsum Phacelia
Polygala albaWhite Milkwort
Populus deltoidesEastern Cottonwood
Carolina Poplar
Necklace Poplar
Alamo
Populus deltoides ssp. moniliferaPlains Cottonwood
Great Plains Cottonwood
Texas Cottonwood
Northern Cottonwood
Prunus angustifoliaChickasaw Plum
Sandhill Plum
Prosopis glandulosaHoney Mesquite
Glandular Mesquite
Algarroba
Prunus gracilisOklahoma Plum
Proboscidea louisianicaLouisiana Devil's-claw
Devil's-claw
Ram's-horn
Unicorn Plant
Proboscis Flower
Prunus rivularisRiver Plum
Creek Plum
Hog Plum
Prunus virginianaChokecherry
Common Chokecherry
Choke Cherry
Ptelea trifoliataWafer Ash
Common Hoptree
Hop Tree
Quercus havardiiHavard Oak
Havard Shin-oak
Shinnery Oak
Quincula lobataPurple Groundcherry
Chinese Lantern
Quercus mohrianaMohr Oak
Shin Oak
Scrub Oak
Quercus sinuata var. brevilobaWhite Shin Oak
Bigelow Oak
Scaly-bark Oak
Limestone Durand Oak
Shortlobe Oak
Bastard Oak
Quercus stellataPost Oak
Iron Oak
Cross 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 microphyllaLittleleaf Sumac
Desert Sumac
Correosa
Agritos
Rivina humilisPigeonberry
Rouge Plant
Baby-peppers
Bloodberry
Rudbeckia hirtaBlack-eyed Susan
Common Black-eyed Susan
Brown-eyed Susan
Ruellia humilisPrairie Petunia
Fringeleaf Wild Petunia
Hairy Ruellia
Low Wild Petunia
Low Ruellia
Fringeleaf Ruellia
Ruellia nudifloraViolet Ruellia
Common Wild Petunia
Violet Wild Petunia
Wild Petunia
Hierba De La Calentura
Rubus trivialisSouthern Dewberry
Dewberry
Salix amygdaloidesPeachleaf Willow
Peach-leaf Willow
Almond-leaf Willow
Almond Willow
Peach Willow
Southwestern Peach Willow
Wright Willow
Wright Peachleaf Willow
Salvia azureaPitcher Sage
Big Blue Sage
Azure Sage
Giant Blue Sage
Blue Sage
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Lifespan

Light requirement
 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

Soil moisture
 Dry - no signs of moisture
 Moist - looks & feels damp
 Wet - saturated

Bloom Time
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 Apr  May  Jun
 Jul  Aug  Sep
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Bloom Color
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 Orange  Yellow  Green
 Blue  Purple  Violet
 Brown  Black

Height (in feet)
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 12-36  36-72  72-100
 More than 100

Leaf Arrangement
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 Whorled
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Leaf Retention
 Deciduous
 Evergreen
 Semi-evergreen