The Dispossessed

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

Don’t Fear the Reaping

Prickly pears’ versatile spoils are worth the effort.

A Vast Domain

A sacred butterfly connects land and people across a border.

Querc-y Characters

Querc-y Characters

A quick guide to four common Central Texas oaks.

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.

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.

Time for a Close-up

Time for a Close-up

Looking closer at nature reaps great rewards.

Novel Ideas

Novel Ideas

Center Environmental Designer John Hart Asher weighs in on Emma Marris’ “Rambunctious Garden.”

Mad About Mallows

Mad About Mallows

We’re head over heels (or blossoms over roots) for mallows. Find out why you should be too.

Natural Disaster

Natural Disaster

Sometimes it’s the little things (we dislike) that bring us together.

Connect the Plots

Connect the Plots

The 30-mile Violet Crown Trail will lead to the Wildflower Center and beyond.

The Frost Below

The Frost Below

With nicknames inspired by the comestible to the architectural, one thing is sure: Frostweed fascinates.

Just the Thicket

Just the Thicket

Suckering shrubs may be the best garden friend you didn't know you had.

WILDFLOWER

Our member magazine brings the world of native plants, landscapes and people to member mailboxes twice a year. Become a member today.

LATEST ISSUE

2017 | Volume 34, No. 2

In the Flesh
Meet eight people who’ve made a lifelong commitment to native plants

Public Enemy
Get to know cedar (Ashe juniper) as more than something to loath

Business Is Blooming
All about nectar – nature’s sweetest sales pitch

A Cave Called Home
Bats belong in the Texas Hill Country

Past Issues