Home, Regrown

The plant side of Houston’s Hurricane Harvey story

Botanizing on the Banks

Spring fieldwork along the Texas border

Nature Redux

It’s never too late to become a Junior Ranger

Business Is Blooming

Business Is Blooming

All about nectar — nature's sweetest sales pitch

Dragons and Damsels

Dragons and Damsels

A handy guide to telling these lacy-winged fliers apart

Public Enemy

Public Enemy

Get to know cedar (Ashe juniper) as more than something to loathe

Get Centered

Get Centered

The Wildflower Center has plenty of options to start your new year off right

Under a Winter Spell

Under a Winter Spell

Winter came and went just in time for the opening night of Luminations

Querc-y Characters

Querc-y Characters

A quick guide to four common Central Texas oaks

America’s Next Top Model

America’s Next Top Model

The future of native grasslands — and water — depends on emulating the past

The Dispossessed

The Dispossessed

For ocelots in Texas, native shrubland is the stuff dreams are made of

Coming Home

Coming Home

One man learns to see nature for the first time, again

Beautiful Mutants

Beautiful Mutants

Fasciation is a beautiful and oft-coveted genetic abnormality

Natural Accents

Natural Accents

Texas ecoregions speak in terms of amazing diversity

Bluebells and Bunnies

Bluebells and Bunnies

A beloved artist and author shared her favorite native plants with the world

Don’t Fear the Reaping

Don’t Fear the Reaping

Prickly pears’ versatile spoils are worth the effort

A Vast Domain

A Vast Domain

A sacred butterfly connects land and people across a border

Plant Priority

Plant Priority

Parklets provide unexpected space for native plants in cities

Monarch vs. Queen

Monarch vs. Queen

A few tips for discerning between the look-alike caterpillars and adults of monarchs and queens

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2018 | Volume 35, No. 1

Home, Regrown
Houston’s natural areas post–Hurricane Harvey

Hello, My Name Is Monarda
A cordial introduction to a noteworthy native plant

Befuddling Fruits
Drupes, achenes, nuts and follicles — what the heck’s the difference?

Free Swim
Endangered species of the Comal get a habitat makeover

 
 
Botanizing on the Banks
Spring fieldwork along the Texas border

A String of Pearls
Little pieces of urban monarch habitat add up to a lot

Pull It or Plant It: Horseherb
A friendly (but opinionated) debate

Nature Redux
It’s never too late to become a Junior Ranger

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