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Chihuahuan Desert

This EPA Level III ecoregion encompasses all or part of 16 counties in the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas. The Chihuahuan Desert extends across southern New Mexico, southeastern Arizona and northern Mexico. In Texas, this ecoregion covers roughly the same area as the Texas Parks & Wildlife Departmentís Trans-Pecos vegetative region. This collection lists only those taxa found in the Texas portion of the Chihuahuan Desert ecoregion.

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Astrolepis sinuataWavy Scaly Cloakfern
Asclepias sperryiSperry's Milkweed
Asclepias subverticillataHorsetail Milkweed
Poison Milkweed
Asclepias texanaTexas Milkweed
White Milkweed
Asplenium trichomanesMaidenhair Spleenwort
Asplenium trichomanes ssp. trichomanesMaidenhair Spleenwort
Asclepias tuberosaButterflyweed
Butterfly Weed
Butterfly Milkweed
Orange Milkweed
Pleurisy Root
Chigger Flower
Chiggerweed
Asclepias viridifloraGreen Comet Milkweed
Green-flowered Milkweed
Green Milkweed
Wand Milkweed
Atriplex canescensChamiso
Four-wing Saltbush
Wing-scale
Atriplex obovataMound Saltbush
Bahia absinthifoliaHairyseed Bahia
Hairy-seed False Goldfields
Bahia
Yerba Raton
Baccharis bigeloviiBigelow's False Willow
Bahia bigeloviiBigelow's Bahia
Bahia dissectaRagleaf Bahia
Baccharis havardiiHavard's False Willow
Bauhinia lunarioidesAnacacho Orchid Tree
Anacacho Bauhinia
Orchid Tree
Texas Plume
Bacopa monnieriHerb-of-grace
Water Hyssop
Coastal Water-hyssop
Baileya multiradiataDesert Marigold
Showy Desert Marigold
Paper Daisy
Desert Baileya
Baccharis neglectaFalse Willow
Jara Dulce
Poverty Weed
Roosevelt Weed
Bahia pedataBluntscale Bahia
Bacopa rotundifoliaDisk Waterhyssop
Disc Water-hyssop
Baccharis salicinaWillow Baccharis
Great Plains False Willow
Baccharis sarothroidesDesert Broom
Desertbroom
Baccharis salicifoliaMule's Fat
Seep Willow
Baccharis texanaPrairie False Willow
Prairie Baccharis
Bebbia junceaSweetbush
Berlandiera lyrataChocolate Daisy
Chocolate Flower
Lyreleaf Greeneyes
Green-eyed Lyre Leaf
Bernardia myricifoliaMouse Ears
Mouse's Eye
Bernardia obovataDesert Myrtlecroton
Bifora americanaPrairie Bishop
Prairie Bishop's Weed
Bidens bigeloviiBigelow's Beggarticks
Bidens bipinnataSpanish Needles
Bidens bigelovii var. bigeloviiBigelow's Beggarticks
Bidens frondosaDevil's Beggartick
Spanish Needles
Bidens laevisSmooth Beggartick
Smooth Bidens
Smooth Bur Marigold
Larger Bur Marigold
Bidens leptocephalaFewflower Beggarticks
Blepharoneuron tricholepisPine Dropseed
Bothriochloa altaTall Beardgrass
Bouteloua barbataSixweeks Grama
Bothriochloa barbinodisPinhole Bluestem
Cane Bluestem
Cane Beardgrass
Feather Bluestem
Plains Beardgrass
Boerhavia coccineaScarlet Spiderling
Bouteloua curtipendulaSideoats Grama
Banderilla
Banderita
Navajita
Boehmeria cylindricaSmallspike False Nettle
Bog Hemp
Bouteloua dactyloidesBuffalograss
Buffalo Grass
Boerhavia erectaErect Spiderling
Common Spiderling
Bouteloua eriopodaBlack Grama
Borrichia frutescensBushy Seaside Tansy
Ox-eye Daisy
Sea Daisy
Sea Ox-eye
Boerhavia gracillimaSlimstalk Spiderling
Bouteloua gracilisBlue Grama
Bouteloua hirsutaHairy Grama
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