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Friday - September 05, 2003

From: Houston, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Rare or Endangered Plants
Title: Smarty Plants on endangered Texas wildflowers
Answered by: Stephen Brueggerhoff

QUESTION:

We are interested in including a list of endangered Texas wildflowers in our garden club yearbook. Can you provide such a list?

ANSWER:

The most contemporary list that you can easily procure is provided on-line by Texas Parks and Wildlife, Endangered Plants in Texas. The list provides info on state as well as federal status of wildflowers, cacti, trees and shrubs, orchids and grasses.
 

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