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Cross Timbers and Prairies

The Cross Timbers and Prairies area in North Central Texas includes the Cross Timbers, Grand Prairie, and North Central Prairies land resource areas. This area represents the southern extension of the Central Lowlands and the western extreme of the Coastal Plains. The wide variances in geologic formations bring about sharp contrasts in topography, soils, and vegetation. Upland soils of both the East and West Cross Timbers are light, slightly acid loamy sands and sandy loams with yellowish brown to red clayey subsoils. Bottomland soils have small, dark, neutral to calcareous clayey areas, and loamy alluvial soils occur along the minor streams. Upland soils are dark, deep to shallow, and stony calcareous clays with subsoils of lighter, limy earths and limestone fragments. Bottomland soils are reddish brown, loamy to clayey calcareous alluvial. The North Central Prairies are interspersed with rapidly drained sandstone and shaley ridges and hills occupied by scrub live oak, juniper, and mesquite. Uplands are brown, sandy loam to silt loam, slightly acid soils over red to gray, neutral to alkaline clayey subsoils. Bottomland soils are brown to dark gray, loamy and clayey, neutral to calcareous, and alluvial.

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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
Pink buttercups
Onoclea sensibilisSensitive fern
Bead fern
Sympathy fern
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
Parkinsonia aculeataRetama
Mexican paloverde
Jerusalem thorn
Lluvia de Oro
Palafoxia callosaSmall palafox
Small palafoxia
Paspalum floridanumFlorida paspalum
Passiflora incarnataPurple passionflower
Purple passion vine
Apricot vine
Passiflora luteaYellow passionflower
Yellow passion vine
Yellow passion-flower
Paspalum plicatulumBrownseed paspalum
Brownseed paspale
Parthenocissus quinquefoliaVirginia creeper
Palafoxia roseaRosy palafox
Rose palafoxia
Palafoxia sphacelataOthake
Sand palafoxia
Panicum virgatumSwitchgrass
Wand panic grass
Penstemon cobaeaPrairie penstemon
Prairie beardtongue
Foxglove penstemon
Foxglove beardtongue
False foxglove
Large-flowered penstemon
Large-flowered beardtongue
Cobaea penstemon
Cobaea beardtongue
Wild foxglove
Penstemon fendleriFendler's penstemon
Fendler's beardtongue
Fendler penstemon
Fendler beardtongue
Purple foxglove
Penstemon guadalupensisGuadalupe penstemon
Guadalupe beardtongue
White penstemon
White beardtongue
Penstemon triflorusHill Country penstemon
Hill Country beardtongue
Scarlet penstemon
Scarlet beardtongue
Heller's penstemon
Heller's beardtongue
Physostegia angustifoliaFalse Dragon-head
Narrowleaf false dragonhead
Phacelia congestaBlue curls
Phlox drummondiiAnnual phlox
Drummond phlox
Phlox drummondii ssp. mcallisteriMcAllister's phlox
Drummond phlox
Phlox pilosa ssp. pilosaDowny phlox
Fragrant phlox
Prairie Phlox
Phlox roemerianaGoldeneye Phlox
Golden-eye Phlox
Physostegia virginiana ssp. praemorsaFall obedient plant
False dragonhead
Obedient plant
Platanus occidentalisAmerican sycamore
Eastern sycamore
American plane tree
Plane tree
Buttonball tree
Polygala albaWhite milkwort
Poa arachniferaTexas bluegrass
Texas blue grass
Populus deltoidesEastern cottonwood
Carolina poplar
Necklace Poplar
Populus deltoides ssp. moniliferaPlains cottonwood
Great Plains cottonwood
Texas cottonwood
Northern cottonwood
Prunus angustifoliaChickasaw plum
Sandhill plum
Prosopis glandulosaHoney mesquite
Glandular mesquite
Prunus gracilisOklahoma plum
Proboscidea louisianicaLouisiana Devil's-claw
Unicorn Plant
Proboscis Flower
Prunus mexicanaMexican plum
Bigtree plum
Inch plum
Prunus munsonianaMunson plum
Wild goose plum
Prunus rivularisRiver plum
Creek plum
Hog plum
Prunus virginianaChokecherry
Common chokecherry
Choke cherry
Pteridium aquilinum var. pseudocaudatumBracken fern
Western bracken fern
Western bracken
Ptelea trifoliataWafer ash
Common hoptree
Hop tree
Quercus fusiformisEscarpment live oak
Plateau live oak
Hill country live oak
Texas live oak
Scrub live oak
Plateau oak
Encino molino
Quercus macrocarpaBur oak
Burr oak
Savannah oak
Overcup oak
Prairie oak
Mossy-cup oak
Mossy-overcup oak
Blue oak
Quercus marilandicaBlackjack oak
Barren oak
Black oak
Jack 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
Quercus texanaNuttall Oak
Texas oak
Ratibida columniferaMexican hat
Red-spike Mexican hat
Upright prairie coneflower
Prairie coneflower
Long-headed coneflower
Ranunculus macranthusLarge buttercup
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