Texas
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COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Acacia, Catclaw Senegalia greggii
(Acacia greggii)
Fabaceae (Pea) White
Acacia, Berlandieri Senegalia berlandieri
(Acacia berlandieri)
Fabaceae (Pea) White
Acacia, Blackbrush Vachellia rigidula
(Acacia rigidula)
Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Acacia, Sweet Vachellia farnesiana
(Acacia farnesiana)
Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Acacia, Viscid Vachellia vernicosa
(Acacia neovernicosa)
Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Acacia, Whitethorn Vachellia constricta
(Acacia constricta)
Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Acanthus, Big Bend Anisacanthus linearis Acanthaceae (Acanthus) Red
Acanthus, Flame Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii Acanthaceae (Acanthus) Red
Agarita Berberis trifoliolata
(Mahonia trifoliolata)
Berberidaceae (Barberry) Yellow
Agave, Havard Agave havardiana Asparagaceae (Asparagus) Yellow
Agave, Texas False Hechtia texensis Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad) White
Ageratina, Wright Ageratina wrightii
(Eupatorium wrightii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Alfalfilla Melilotus indicus Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Amaranth, Palmer's Amaranthus palmeri Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) White
American Threefold Trixis californica Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Anacahuita Cordia boissieri Cordiaceae (Cordia) White
Anemone, Ten-petal Anemone berlandieri
(Anemone heterophylla)
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Anisacanth, Dwarf Anisacanthus linearis Acanthaceae (Acanthus) Red
Antelope Horns Asclepias asperula Apocynaceae (Dogbane) White/Green
Apache Plume Fallugia paradoxa Rosaceae (Rose) White
Ash, Fragrant Fraxinus cuspidata Oleaceae (Olive) White
Ash, Wafer Ptelea trifoliata Rutaceae (Rue) White
Aster, Barrens Silky Symphyotrichum pratense
(Aster pratensis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Aster, Drummond's Symphyotrichum drummondii var. texanum
(Aster texanus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Aster, Dwarf White Chaetopappa bellidifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Aster, Flaxleaf Whitetop Ionactis linariifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Aster, Late Purple Symphyotrichum patens var. patens
(Aster patens)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Aster, Meadow Symphyotrichum pratense
(Aster pratensis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Aster, Rice Button Symphyotrichum dumosum var. dumosum
(Aster dumosus var. dumosus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Aster, Small-flower Chaetopappa ericoides Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Aster, Southern Saltmarsh Symphyotrichum subulatum var. ligulatum
(Symphyotrichum divaricatum,
Aster subulatus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Aster, Tansy-leaf Machaeranthera tanacetifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Aster, Terlingua Xylorhiza wrightii
(Machaeranthera wrightii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Aster, Texas Symphyotrichum drummondii var. texanum
(Aster texanus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Aster, White Heath Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides
(Aster ericoides)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Aster, White Panicle Symphyotrichum lanceolatum ssp. lanceolatum
(Aster lanceolatus ssp. lanceolatus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White

B

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Baby Blue-eyes Nemophila phacelioides Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf) Blue
Babybonnets, Texas Coursetia axillaris Fabaceae (Pea) White
Baby's Breath Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans
(Hedyotis nigricans var. nigricans)
(Houstonia nigricans var. nigricans)
Rubiaceae (Madder) White
Baccharis, Eastern Baccharis halimifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Bahia, Hairyseed Bahia absinthifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Balloonbush Epixiphium wislizeni
(Maurandya wislizeni)
Plantaginaceae(Plantain) Blue
Balsamgourd Ibervillea lindheimeri Cucurbitaceae (Gourd) Yellow
Barbara's Buttons Marshallia caespitosa Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Barometer Bush, Brewster County Leucophyllum candidum Scrophulariaceae (Figwort) Purple
Barometer Bush, Texas Leucophyllum frutescens Scrophulariaceae (Figwort) Purple
Basketflower, American Plectocephalus americanus
(Centaurea americana)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Basket Grass Nolina texana Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White
Bastard Cabbage Rapistrum rugosum Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Bastardsage, Wright's Eriogonum wrightii Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Bean, Tepary Phaseolus acutifolius Fabaceae (Pea) Purple
Beardtongue, Big Bend Penstemon havardii Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Red
Beardtongue, Cochise Penstemon dasyphyllus Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Blue
Beardtongue, Heller's Penstemon triflorus Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Pink
Beardtongue, Nodding Penstemon laxiflorus Plantaginaceae (Plantain) White
Beargrass, Texas Nolina texana Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White
Beautyberry, American Callicarpa americana Verbenaceae (Verbena) White
Beebalm, Basil Monarda clinopodioides Lamiaceae (Mint) White
Beebalm, Lemon Monarda citriodora Lamiaceae (Mint) Purple
Beebalm, Spotted Monarda punctata Lamiaceae (Mint) Yellow
Beeblossom, Lindheimer's Oenothera lindheimeri
(Gaura lindheimeri)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) White
Beeblossom, Plains Oenothera patriciae
(Guara brachycarpa)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) White
Beeblossom, Scarlet Oenothera suffrutescens
(Gaura coccinea)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Beebrush Aloysia gratissima Verbenaceae (Verbena) White
Beebrush, Wright's Aloysia wrightii Verbenaceae (Verbena) White
Beggarticks, Bigelow's Bidens bigelovii Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Beggarticks, Devil's Bidens frondosa Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Beggarticks, Smooth Bidens laevis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Bellardia Bellardia trixago Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) White
Betony, Shade Stachys crenata Lamiaceae (Mint) Pink
Bindweed, Purple Ipomoea cordatotriloba
(Ipomoea trichocarpa)
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory) Purple
Bindweed, Texas Convolvulus equitans Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory) White
Bird's-foot Trefoil, New Mexico Acmispon oroboides
(Lotus plebeius)
Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Bitterweed Helenium amarum var. amarum Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Bitterweed Helenium amarum var. badium Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Blackhaw, Rusty Viburnum rufidulum Adoxaceae (Moschatel) White
Bladderpod, Dense-flower Physaria densiflora
(Lesquerella densiflora)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Bladderpod, Gaslight Physaria curvata
(Lesquerella curvata)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Bladderpod, Gordon's Physaria gordonii
(Lesquerella gordonii)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Bladderpod, Low Physaria densiflora
(Lesquerella densiflora)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Bladderpod, Rose Physaria purpurea
(Lesquerella purpurea)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Bladderpod, Silver Physaria argyraea ssp. argyraea
(Lesquerella argyraea)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Bladderpod, Spreading Physaria gracilis
(Lesquerella gracilis)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Bladderpod, White Physaria purpurea
(Lesquerella purpurea)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Blanketflower Gaillardia pulchella Asteraceae (Sunflower) Red
Blanketflower, Maroon Gaillardia amblyodon Asteraceae (Sunflower) Red
Blanketflower, Red Dome Gaillardia pinnatifida Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Blazing Star, Branched Liatris cymosa Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Blazing Star, Dotted Liatris punctata
(Liatris mucronoata
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Blazing Star, Pinkscale Liatris elegans Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Blazing Star, Sharp Liatris acidota Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Blazing Star, Tall Liatris aspera Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Blazingstar, Ten-petal Mentzelia decapetala Loasaceae (Stickleaf) >White
Bloodleaf, Standley's Iresine heterophylla Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) White
Bluebells, Texas Bluebells Eustoma exaltatum
(Eustoma grandiflorum
Eustoma russellianum)
Gentianaceae (Gentian) Purple
Bluebill Clematis pitcheri Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Purple
Bluebonnet, Big Bend Lupinus havardii Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Bluebonnet, Chisos Lupinus havardii Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Bluebonnet, Sandyland Lupinus subcarnosus Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Bluebonnet, Texas Lupinus subcarnosus Fabaceae (Pea) >Blue
Bluebonnet, Texas Lupinus texensis Fabaceae (Pea) Blue
Bluebowls Giliastrum rigidulum
(Gilia rigidula)
Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Blue
Blue Curls Phacelia congesta Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf) Blue
Blue Curls, Forked Blue Curls Trichostema dichotomum Lamiaceae (Mint) Blue
Blue-eyed Grass Sisyrinchium pruinosum Iridaceae (Iris) Blue
Blue-eyed Grass, Annual Sisyrinchium rosulatum Iridaceae (Iris) White
Blue-eyed Grass, Narrow-leaf Sisyrinchium pruinosum Iridaceae (Iris) Blue
Blue-Star, Fringed Amsonia ciliata Apocynaceae (Dogbane) White
Blue-Star, Texas Amsonia ciliata Apocynaceae (Dogbane) White
Blue-Star, Palmer's Amsonia palmeri Apocynaceae (Dogbane) White
Blue-Star, Tubular Amsonia longiflora Apocynaceae (Dogbane) White
Bluet, Needleaf Houstonia acerosa var. acerosa
(Hedyotis acerosa var. acerosa)
Rubiaceae (Madder) Pink
Bluets Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans
(Hedyotis nigricans var. nigricans)
(Houstonia nigricans var. nigricans)
Rubiaceae (Madder) White
Blueweed, Texas Helianthus ciliaris Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Boneset, False Brickellia eupatorioides var. chlorolepis
(Brickellia chlorolepis, Kuhnia chlorolepis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Boneset, Shrubby Ageratina havanensis
(Eupatorium havanense)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Boneset, White Eupatorium serotinum Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Boquillas Lizardtail Oenothera boquillensis
(Gaura boquillensis)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) White
Boquillas Silverleaf Leucophyllum candidum Scrophulariaceae (Figwort) Purple
Bouvardia, Scarlet Bouvardia ternifolia
(Bouvardia glaberrima)
Rubiaceae (Madder) Red
Brazoria, Prairie
Brazosmint, Prairie
Warnockia scutellarioides Lamiaceae (Mint) Pink
Breadroot, Large-bract Indian Pediomelum cuspidatum
(Psoralea cuspidata)
Fabaceae (Pea) Blue/Purple
Breadroot, Texas Plains Indian Pediomelum latestipulatum
(Psoralea latestipulata)
Fabaceae (Pea) Blue/Purple
Brickellbush, Gravel-bar Brickellia cylindracea Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Brickellbush, Veronicaleaf Brickellia veronicifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Bristlehead, Bigelow's Carpochaete bigelovii Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Bristle-mallow, Carolina Modiola caroliniana Malvaceae (Mallow) Pink
Brittlestem, Naked Psathyrotopis scaposa Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Broomweed, Texas Amphiachyris amoena
(Gutierrezia amoena)
(Xanthocephalum amoenum)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Broomweed, Texas False Haploesthes greggii var. texana Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Brown-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Brownfoot Acourtia wrightii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Buck-eye, Mexican Ungnadia speciosa Sapindaceae (Soapberry) Pink
Buck-eye, Red Aesculus pavia var. pavia Sapindaceae (Soapberry) Red
Buckwheat, James' Eriogonum jamesii var. undulatum Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Buckwheat, Longleaf Eriogonum longifolium var. longifolium
(Eriogonum longifolium var. lindheimer)
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Buckwheat, Shrubby Eriogonum wrightii Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Buffalo Bur Solanum rostratum Solanaceae (Nightshade) Yellow
Buffalobur Nightshade Solanum rostratum Solanaceae (Nightshade) Yellow
Buffelgrass Cenchrus ciliaris
(Pennisetum ciliare)
Poaceae (Grass) Purple
Bullnettle, Texas Cnidoscolus texanus Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) White
Bunch Grass Nolina texana Asparagaceae (Asparagus) White
Bundleflower, Netleaf Desmanthus reticulatus Fabaceae (Pea) White
Bur-clover, Little Medicago minima Fabaceae (Pea) White
Burro-brush, Single Whorl Ambrosia monogyra
(Hymenoclea monogyra)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Buttercup, Celery-leaf Ranunculus sceleratus Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Buttercup, Large Ranunculus macranthus Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Butterfly-bush, Woolly Buddleja marrubiifolia Buddlejaceae (Butterfly-bush) Orange
Butterfly-weed, Velvet Oenothera curtiflora
(Gaura parviflora)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Pink
Butterweed Packera tampicana
(Senecio tampicanus, Senecio imparipinnatus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis Rubiaceae (Madder) White
Buttonweed, Rough Diodella teres
(Diodia teres, Hexasepalum teres)
Rubiaceae (Madder) White
Buttonweed, Virginia Diodia virginiana Rubiaceae (Madder) White

C

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Cactus Apple Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Claret Cup Echinocereus coccineus var. paucispinus Cactaceae (Cactus) Red
Cactus, Claret Cup Echinocereus coccineus ssp. roemeri Cactaceae (Cactus) Red
Cactus, Claret Cup Echinocereus coccineus ssp. transpecosensis Cactaceae (Cactus) Red
Cactus, Cob Coryphantha tuberculosa var. tuberculosa
(Escobaria tuberculosa, Mammillaria tuberculosa)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink
Cactus, Desert Prickly Pear Opuntia phaeacantha Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Desert Christmas Cylindropuntia leptocaulis Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Finger Coryphantha sulcata Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Fishhook Thelocactus setispinus
(Hamatocactus bicolor, Ferocactus setispinus, Echinocactus setispinus)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Glory of Texas Thelocactus bicolor ssp. bicolor Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink
Cactus, Horse Crippler Echinocactus texensis Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink
Cactus, Lace Echinocereus reichenbachii ssp caespitosus Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink
Cactus, Living Rock Arriocarpus fissuratus var. fissuratus
(Mammillaria fissurata)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink
Cactus, Miniature Barrel Thelocactus setispinus
(Hamatocactus bicolor, Ferocactus setispinus, Echinocactus setispinus)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Nipple Coryphantha sulcata Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Pencil Cylindropuntia leptocaulis Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Pineapple Coryphantha sulcata Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Prickly Pear Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Purple Prickly Pear Opuntia macrocentra Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Rusty Hedgehog Echinocereus viridiflorus var. russanthus
(Echinocereus russanthus)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Red
Cactus, Scarlet Hedgehog Echinocereus coccineus var. paucispinus Cactaceae (Cactus) Red
Cactus, Scarlet Hedgehog Echinocereus coccineus ssp. roemeri Cactaceae (Cactus) Red
Cactus, Scarlet Hedgehog Echinocereus coccineus ssp. transpecosensis Cactaceae (Cactus) Red
Cactus, Spiny Fruit Prickly Pear Opuntia X spinosibacca Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Spiny Hedgehog Echinocereus dasyacanthus
(Echinocereus pectinatus var. neomexicanus)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Strawberry Echinocereus stramineus ssp. stramineus Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink
Cactus, Texas Rainbow Echinocereus dasyacanthus
(Echinocereus pectinatus var. neomexicanus)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Tulip Prickly Pear Opuntia phaeacantha Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, Twisted-rib Thelocactus setispinus
(Hamatocactus bicolor, Ferocactus setispinus, Echinocactus setispinus)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cactus, White Column Foxtail Coryphantha tuberculosa var. tuberculosa
(Escobaria tuberculosa, Mammillaria tuberculosa)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink
Calico Bush Lantana horrida
(Lantana urticoides)
Verbenaceae (Verbena) Yellow/Orange
Caltrop, Orange Kallstroemia grandiflora Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop) Yellow/Orange
Caltrop, Warty Kallstroemia parviflora Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop) Orange
Camphorweed Heterotheca subaxillaris Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Candelilla Euphorbia antisyphilitica Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) Pink
Cantaloupe Cucumis melo Cucurbitaceae (Gourd) Yellow
Cardinalflower Lobelia cardinalis Campanulaceae (Bellflower) Red
Carelessweed Amaranthus palmeri Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) White
Carrot, American Wild Daucus pusillus Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Catchfly, Cardinal Silene laciniata Caryophyllaceae (Pink) Red
Catchfly, Sleepy Silene antirrhina Caryophyllaceae (Pink) Pink
Catchfly, Windmill Silene gallica Caryophyllaceae (Pink) Pink
Catchweed Bedstraw Galium aparine Rubiaceae (Madder) White
Cat's-ear, Smooth Hypochaeris glabra Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Catseye, Little Cryptantha minima Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) >White
Catseye, Terlingua Creek Cryptantha crassipes
(Oreocarya crassipes)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Catseye, Thicksepal Cryptantha crassisepala Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cattail, Southern Typha domingensis Typhaceae (Cattail) Yellow
Celestials Nemastylis geminiflora Iridaceae (Iris) Blue
Cenizo Leucophyllum frutescens Scrophulariaceae (Figwort) Purple
Centaury, Rock Zeltnera beyrichii
(Centaurium beyrichii)
Gentianaceae (Gentian) Pink
Centaury, Sticky Zeltnera glandulifera
(Centaurium glanduliferum)
Gentianaceae (Gentian) Pink
Century Plant Agave havardiana Asparagaceae (Asparagus) Yellow
Cevallia, Stinging Cevallia sinuata Loasaceae (Stickleaf) Yellow
Chautle Living-rock Arriocarpus fissuratus var. fissuratus
(Mammillaria fissurata)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink
Chervil Chaerophyllum tainturieri Apiaceae (Parsley) White
Chicken-of-the-woods Laetiporus sulphureus Polyporaceae (Bracket Fungi)
Chickenthief Mentzelia oligosperma Loasaceae (Loasa) Yellow
Chickweed, Sticky Cerastium glomeratum Caryophyllaceae (Pink) Yellow
Chicory, Carolina Desert Pyrrhopappus carolinianus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Chilipiquin
Chili Piquin
Capiscum annum var. glabriusculum Solanaceae (Nightshade) White
Chinese Lantern Quincula lobata
(Physalis lobata)
Solanaceae (Nightshade) Purple
Chinese Tallow Triadica sebifera Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) Green
Chloracantha, Spiny Chloracantha spinosa Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Cholla, Big Bend Cylindropuntia imbricata var. argentea
(Opuntia imbricata var. argentea)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink
Cholla, Cane Cylindropuntia imbricata var. imbricata
(Opuntia imbricata var. imbricata,
Opuntia imbricata var. arborescens)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink
Cholla, Clumped Dog Grusonia aggeria Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cholla, Graham's Dog Grusonia grahamii Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cholla, Jumping Dog Grusonia aggeria Cactaceae (Cactus) Yellow
Cholla, Tree Cylindropuntia imbricata var. imbricata
(Opuntia imbricata var. imbricata,
Opuntia imbricata
var. arborescens)
Cactaceae (Cactus) Pink
Clammyweed, Mexican Polanisia uniglandulosa Cleomaceae (Cleome) White
Clammyweed, Redwhisker Polanisia dodecandra Cleomaceae (Cleome) White
Cleavers Galium aparine Rubiaceae (Madder) White
Clematis, Drummond's Clematis drummondii Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) White
Clematis, Texas Clematis texensis Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Red
Cloth-of-gold Physaria gracilis
(Lesquerella gracilis)
Brassicaceae (Mustard) Yellow
Clover, Annual Yellow Sweet Melilotus indicus Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Clover, Crimson Trifolium incarnatum Fabaceae (Pea) Red
Clover, Field Trifolium campestre Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Clover, Sour Melilotus indicus Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Clover, White Sweet Melilotus albus Fabaceae (Pea) White
Clover, Annual Yellow Sweet Melilotus indicus Fabaceae (Pea) Yellow
Columbine, Hinckley's Golden Aquilegia hinkleyana
(Aquilegia chrysantha variety hinkleyana)
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Columbine, Long Spur Aquilegia longissima Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Columbine, Texas Gold Aquilegia hinkleyana
(Aquilegia chrysantha variety hinkleyana)
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Coneflower, Eastern Echinacea purpurea Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Coneflower, Purple Echinacea purpurea Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Coneflower, Giant (Great) Rudbeckia maxima Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Coneflower, Prairie Ratibida columnifera
(Ratibida columnaris)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Consumption-weed Baccharis halimifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Copperleaf, Shrubby Acalypha phleoides
(Acalypha lindheimeri)
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) Red
Coreopsis, Lance Coreopsis lanceolata Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Coreopsis, Nueces Coreopsis nuecensis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Cornsalad, Beaked Valerianella radiata Valerianaceae (Valerian) White
Cornsalad, Hairy Valerianella amarella Valerianaceae (Valerian) White
Cosmos, Sulphur Cosmos sulphureus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Orange
Crane's-bill, Carolina Geranium carolinianum Geraniaceae (Geranium) White
Crane's-bill, Cut-leaf Geranium dissectum Geraniaceae (Geranium) Pink
Creosote Bush Larrea tridentata Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop) Yellow
Cretanweed Hedypnois cretica Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Crinklemat, Plumed Tiquilia greggii
(Coldenia greggii)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Pink
Crinklemat, Hairy Tiquilia hispidissima
(Coldenia hispidissima)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Pink
Crinklemat, Mexican Tiquilia mexicana
(Coldenia mexicana)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Pink
Crossvine Bignonia capreolata Bignoniaceae (Bignonia) Red
Croton, One-seed Croton monanthogynus Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) White/Green
Crownbeard, Golden Verbesina encelioides Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Crownbeard, White Verbesina virginica Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Crow Poison Nothoscordum bivalve Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) White
Cryptantha, Little Cryptantha minima Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cryptantha, Terlingua Creek Cryptantha crassipes (Oreocarya crassipes) Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cryptantha, Thicksepal Cryptantha crassisepala Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
Cudweed, Wright's Pseudognaphalium canescens Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Cupflower, Texas Hunzikeria texana
(Leptoglossis texana)
Solanaceae (Nightshade) Pink
Cursed Crowfoot Ranunculus sceleratus Ranunculaceae (Buttercup) Yellow
Cyphomeris, Red Cyphomeris gypsophilodes
(Boerhavia gypsophiloides)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink

D

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Daisy, Arkansas Lazy Aphanostephus skirrhobasis Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Daisy, Blackfoot Melampodium leucanthum Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Daisy, Cowpen Verbesina encelioides Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Engelmann's (Engelmannia pinnatifida) Engelmannia peristenia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Fine-leaf Four-nerve Tetraneuris linearifolia var. linearifolia
(Hymenoxys linearifolia)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Four-nerve Tetraneuris scaposa var. scaposa
(Hymenoxys scaposa)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Huisache Amblyolepis setigera Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Least Chaetopappa asteroides Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Daisy, Oxeye Leucanthemum vulgare Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Daisy, Pincushion Gaillardia suavis Asteraceae (Sunflower) Orange
Daisy, Plains Lazy Aphanostephus ramosissimus Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Daisy, Plains Yellow Tetraneuris scaposa var. scaposa
(Hymenoxys scaposa)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Saw-leaf Grindelia ciliata
(Grindelia papposa
Prionopsis ciliata)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Square-bud Tetragonotheca texana Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Sticky Granite Heterotheca stenophylla Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Daisy, Tahoka Machaeranthera tanacetifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Daisy, Whiteray Least Chaetopappa bellidifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Dalea, Black
Dalea frutescens
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Dalea, Feather
Dalea formosa
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Damianita
Chrysactinia mexicana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Dandelion, Carolina False
Pyrrhopappus carolinianus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Dandelion, Dwarf
Krigia caespitosa
(Krigia oppositifolia)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Dandelion, Texas
Pyrrhopappus pauciflorus
(Pyrrhopappus multicaulis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Dandelion, White
Pinaropappus roseus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Dayflower
Commelina erecta
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue
Dayflower, False
Tinantia anomala
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue
Deervetch, Pine
Acmispon oroboides
(Lotus plebeius)
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Desertpeony, Featherleaf
Acourtia runcinata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink
Desertpeony, Wright's Acourtia wrightii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Devil's Bouquet
Nyctaginia capitata
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock)
Red
Devil-weed, Mexican Chloracantha spinosa Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Dewberry, Southern
Rubus trivialis
Rosaceae (Rose)
White
Diamondflowers
Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans
(Hedyotis nigricans var. nigricans)
(Houstonia nigricans var. nigricans)
Rubiaceae (Madder)
White
Dock, Canaigre
Rumex hymenosepalus
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
White/Green
Dock, Curly
Rumex crispus
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
White/Green
Dock, Fiddle
Rumex pulcher
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
White
Dock, Yellow
Rumex crispus
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
White/Green
Dogweed
Dyssodia papposa
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Dogweed, Pricklyleaf
Thymophylla acerosa
(Dyssodia acerosa)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Dogwood, Roughleaf
Cornus drummondii
Cornaceae (Dogwood)
White
Don Quixote's Lace
Yucca treculeana
(Yucca torreyi)
Asparaceae (Asparagus)
White
Downy Paintcup Castilleja sessiliflora Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow
Dozedaisy, Arkansas
Aphanostephus skirrhobasis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Dozedaisy, Plains
Aphanostephus ramosissimus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Dragonhead, Narrow-leaf False
Physostegia angustifolia
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Purple
Dutchman's Breeches
Thamnosma texana
Rutaceae (Rue)
Yellow
Dwarfdandelion, Weedy
Krigia caespitosa
(Krigia oppositifolia)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow

E

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Elephant's-foot, Carolina Elephantopus carolinianus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Elephant's-foot, Leafy Elephantopus carolinianus Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Eryngo, Leavenworth's Eryngo
Eryngium leavenworthii
Apiaceae (Parsley)
Purple
Esperanza
Tecoma stans
Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-creeper)
Yellow
Evening Primrose, Big-fruit
Oenothera macrocarpa
(Oenothera missouriensis)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Evening Primrose, Cut-leaf
Oenothera laciniata
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Evening Primrose, Fourpoint
Oenothera rhombipetala
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Evening Primrose, Kunth's
Oenothera kunthiana
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
White
Evening Primrose, Showy
Oenothera speciosa
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Pink
Evening Primrose, Prairie
Oenothera albicaulis
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
White
Evening Primrose, Short-fruit
Oenothera brachycarpa
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Evening Primrose, Showy
Oenothera laciniata
(Oenothera laciniata var. grandis)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Evening Primrose, Stemless
Oenothera triloba
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Evening Primrose, Whitest
Oenothera albicaulis
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
White
Everlasting, Sweet
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Evolvulus, White
Evolvulus sericeus
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
White

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COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
False Foxglove, Beach Agalinis fasciculata Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Pink
False Foxglove, Plateau Agalinis edwardsiana Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Pink
False Foxglove, Prairie Agalinis heterophylla Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Pink
False Goldeneye, Longleaf Heliomeris longifolia var. annua Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
False Gromwell Onosmodium bejariense var. bejariense Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) White
False Hawksbeard, Oriental Youngia japonica Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
False Mallow, Common Malvastrum coromandelianum Malvaceae (Mallow) Yellow
False Mallow, Three-lobe Malvastrum coromandelianum Malvaceae (Mallow) Yellow
False Nightshade Chamaesaracha coniodes Solanaceae (Nightshade) White
False Nightshade, Hairy Chamaesaracha sordida Solanaceae (Nightshade) White
False Nightshade, Woolly Chamaesaracha villosa Solanaceae (Nightshade) White
False Pennyroyal, Drummond's Hedeoma drummondii Lamiaceae (Mint) Pink
False Pennyroyal, Mock Hedeoma drummondii Lamiaceae (Mint) Pink
False Pennyroyal, Ribbed Hedeoma costata var. pulchella Lamiaceae (Mint) Purple
False Pennyroyal, Slender Hedeoma acinoides Lamiaceae (Mint) Pink
Fameflower
Fameflower, Orange
Phemeranthus aurantiacus
(Talinum aurantiacum)
Montiaceae (Miner's Lettuce) Orange
Fanpetals, Bracted Sida ciliaris Malvaceae (Mallow) Red
Fanpetals, New Mexico Sida neomexicana Malvaceae (Mallow) Orange
Fanpetals, Spreading Sida abutifolia
(Sida filicaulis)
Malvaceae(Mallow)
Yellow
Farkleberry Vaccinium arboreum Ericaceae (Heath) White
Featherplume Dalea formosa Fabaceae (Pea) Pink
Feverfew, Gray's Parthenium confertum Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Feverfew, Santa Maria Parthenium hysterophorus Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Fiddleleaf, Havard Nama havardii Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Pink
Fiddleleaf, Wishbone Nama dichotoma
(Nama dichotomum)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) Purple
Firecracker Bush Bouvardia ternifolia
(Bouvardia glaberrima)
Rubiaceae (Madder) Red
Five-eyes, Hairy Chamaesaracha sordida Solanaceae (Nightshade) White
Five-eyes, Trans-Pecos Chamaesaracha villosa Solanaceae (Nightshade) White
Five-needle Pricklyleaf Thymophylla pentachaeta
(Dyssodia pentachaeta)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Flameflower, Orange Phemeranthus aurantiacus
(Talinum aurantiacum)
Montiaceae (Miner's Lettuce) Orange
Flatsedge, Fragrant Cyperus odorarus Cyperaceae (Sedge) Green
Flatsedge, Globe Cyperus echinatus Cyperaceae (Sedge) Green
Flatsedge, Rusty Cyperus odorarus Cyperaceae (Sedge) Green
Flax, Berlandieri's Yellow Linum berlandieri Linaceae (Flax) Yellow
Flax, Bowl Linum berlandieri Linaceae (Flax) Yellow
Flax, Bristle Linum aristatum Linaceae (Flax) Yellow
Flax, Chihuahuan Linum vernale Linaceae (Flax) Orange
Flax, Hudson Linum hudsonioides Linaceae (Flax) Yellow
Flax, Meadow Linum pratense Linaceae (Flax) Blue
Flax, Rock Linum rupestre Linaceae (Flax) Yellow
Flax, Stiff Yellow Linum medium var. texanum Linaceae (Flax) Yellow
Flax, Sucker Linum medium var. texanum Linaceae (Flax) Yellow
Flax, Texas Linum hudsonioides Linaceae (Flax) Yellow
Fleabane, Daisy Erigeron strigosus Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Fleabane, Marsh Pluchea odorata Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Fleabane, Philadelphia Erigeron philadelphicus Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Fleabane, Plains Erigeron modestus Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Fleabane, Prairie Erigeron strigosus Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Flower of Stone Selaginella lepidophylla Selaginellaceae (Spikemoss) White
Fluffgrass Dasyochloa pulchella Poaceae (Grass) White
Four O'clock, Common Mirabilis jalapa Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) Pink
Four O'clock, Heartleaf Mirabilis nyctaginea Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) Pink
Four O'clock, Narrow-leaf Mirabilis linearis Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) White
Four O'clock, Texas Mirabilis texensis
(Mirabilis rotata)
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) Pink
Four O'clock, Trailing Allionia incarnata Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) Pink
Four O'clock, White Mirabilis albida Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) White
Foxglove, Wild Penstemon cobaea Plantaginaceae (Plantain) Pink
Frogfruit, Lanceleaf
Frog-fruit, Northern
Phyla lanceolata Verbenaceae (Verbena) White
Frogfruit, Texas Phyla nodiflora Verbenaceae (Verbena) White
Frostweed Verbesina virginica Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Frostweed, Georgia Helianthemum georgianum (Crocanthemum georgianum) Cistaceae (Rock-rose) Yellow
Fumewort, Curvepod Corydalis curvisiliqua Papaveraceae (Poppy) Yellow
Funnel-lily, Blue Androstephium coeruleum Asparagaceae (Asparagus) Blue

G

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Gaillardia, Red
Gaillardia amblyodon
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Red
Gaillardia, Sweet
Gaillardia suavis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Orange
Garlic, False
Nothoscordum bivalve
Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis)
White
Garlic, Fraser Meadow
Allium canadense var. fraseri
Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis)
White
Garlic, Meadow
Allium canadense var. canadense
Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis)
White
Gaura, Scarlet
Oenothera suffrutescens
(Gaura coccinea)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Pink/Red
Gaura, White
Oenothera lindheimeri
(Gaura lindheimeri)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
White
Gayfeather, Aggie-land
Liatris cymosa
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
Gayfeather, Branched
Liatris cymosa
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
Gayfeather, Dotted
Liatris punctata
(Liatris mucronata)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
Gayfeather, Pinkscale
Liatris elegans
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
Gayfeather, Rough
Liatris aspera
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
Gayfeather, Sharp Liatris acidota Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Gentian, Catchfly Prairie
Eustoma exaltatum
(Eustoma grandiflorum, Eustoma russellianum)
Gentianaceae (Gentian)
Purple
Geranium, Carolina
Geranium carolinianum
Geraniaceae (Geranium)
White
Geranium, Cut-leaf
Geranium dissectum
Geraniaceae (Geranium)
Pink
Gerardia, Prairie
Agalinis heterophylla
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Pink
Germander, American
Germander, Canadian
Teucrium canadense
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink
Germander, Cut-leaf
Teucrium laciniatum
Lamiaceae (Mint)
White
Germander, Lacy
Teucrium laciniatum
Lamiaceae (Mint)
White
Germander, Small Coastal
Teucrium cubense
Lamiaceae (Mint)
White
Gilia, Blue
Giliastrum rigidulum
(Gilia rigidula)
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Blue
Gilia, Cutleaf
Giliastrum incisum
(Gilia incisa)
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Blue
Gilia, Scarlet
Ipomopsis aggregata
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Red
Gilia, Split-leaf
Giliastrum incisum
(Gilia incisa)
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Blue
Globe-amaranth, Nealley's
Gomphrena nealleyi
Amaranthaceae (Amaranth)
White
Globeberry, Lindheimer's
Ibervillea lindheimeri
Cucurbitaceae (Gourd)
Yellow
Globemallow, Caliche
Sphaeralcea coccinea
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Orange
Globemallow, Narrow-leaf
Sphaeralcea angustifolia
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Globemallow, Scarlet
Sphaeralcea coccinea
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Orange
Globemallow, Spear
Sphaeralcea hastulata
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Orange
Goathead
Tribulus terrestris
Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
Yellow
Goatsbeard
Tragopogon dubius
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenaster
Heterotheca subaxillaris
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenaster, Gray
Heterotheca canascens
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenaster, Soft
Bradburia pilosa
(Chrysopsis pilosa, Heterotheca pilosa)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenaster, Stiffleaf False
Heterotheca stenophylla
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenbush, Southern
Isocoma pluriflora
(Isocoma wrightii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldeneye, Plateau
Viguiera dentata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldeneye, Skeleton-leaf
Viguiera stenoloba
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldeneye, Sunflower
Viguiera dentata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenrod, Downy
Goldenrod, Downy Ragged
Solidago petiolaris
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenrod, Gray
Goldenrod, Prairie
Solidago nemoralis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenrod, Tall
Solidago altissima
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenshower, Narrowleaf
Galphimia angustifolia
Malpighiaceae (Barbados-Cherry)
Yellow
Golden-wave
Coreopsis basalis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenweed
Croptilon divaricatum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenweed, Spiny
Xanthisma spinulosum var. spinulosum
(Machaeranthera texensis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Gourd, Buffalo
Cucurbita foetidissima
Cucurbitaceae (Gourd)
Yellow
Grama, Sideoats
Bouteloua curtipendula
Poaceae (Grass)
White
Grape, Mustang
Vitis mustangensis
Vitaceae (Grape)
White/Green
Grass, Annual Rabbit's-foot
Polypogon monspeliensis
Poaceae (Grass)
White
Grass, Buffalo
Bouteloua dactyloides
(Buchloe dactyloides)
Poaceae (Grass)
White/Green
Grass, False Rhodes
Trichloris crinita
(Leptochloa crinita)
Poaceae (Grass)
White
Greeneyes, Texas
Berlandiera texana
(Belandiera betonicifolia)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Greeneyes, Lyreleaf
Berlandiera lyrata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Greenthread
Thelesperma filifolium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Greenthread, Edwards Plateau
Thelesperma simplicifolium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Greenthread, Hopi Tea
Thelesperma megapotamicum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Gromwell, Corn
Buglossoides arvensis
(Lithospermum arvense)
Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not)
White
Gromwell, False
Onosmodium bejariense
(Onosmodium molle)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
White
Gromwell, Rough
Lithospermum matamorense
Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not)
White
Groundcherry, Cut-leaf
Physalis angulata
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Yellow
Groundcherry, Purple
Quincula lobata
(Physalis lobata)
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Purple
Groundplum, Berlandieri's
Astragalus crassicarpus var. berlandieri
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Groundsel, Cut-leaf
Packera tampicana
(Senecio tampicanus, Senecio imparipinnatus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Groundsel, Golden
Packera obovata
(Senecio obovatus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Groundsel, Round-leaf
Packera obovata
(Senecio obovatus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Groundsel, Texas
Senecio ampullaceus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Groundseltree Baccharis halimifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Guajillo
Senegalia berlandieri
(Acacia berlandieri)
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Guapila
Hechtia texensis
Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)
White
Guyacan
Guaiacum angustifolium
(Porlieria angustifolia)
Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
Purple
Gumhead
Gymnosperma glutinosum
(Xanthocephalum glutinosum)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Gumweed, Curlycup
Grindelia squarrosa var. nuda
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow

H

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Havard Fiddleleaf
Nama havardii
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Pink
Havana Snakeroot
Ageratina havanensis
(Eupatorium havanense)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Hedeoma, Slender
Hedeoma acinoides
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink
Heliotrope, Four-spike
Heliotropium procumbens
(Euploca procumbens)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
White
Heliotrope, Pasture
Heliotropium tenellum
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
White
Heliotrope, White
Heliotropium tenellum
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
White
Hempweed, Climbing
Mikania scandens
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Hemlock, Poison
Conium maculatum
Apiaceae (Parsley)
White
Henbit
Lamium amplexicaule
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Purple
Herbertia
Herbertia lahue
Iridaceae (Iris)
Purple
Herbia del Marrano
Symphyotrichum subulatum var. ligulatum
(Symphyotrichum divaricatum,
Aster subulatus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Hibiscus, Desert
Hibiscus denudatus
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Hoary Pea, Lindheimer's
Tephrosia lindheimeri
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Hoary Pea, Multi-bloom
Tephrosia onobrychoides
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Hog-potato
Hoffmannseggia glauca
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Hogwort
Hogwort, Lindheimer's
Croton lindheimeri
(Croton capitatus var. lindheimeri)
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White
Hole-in-the-sand Plant
Nicolletia edwardsii
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Holly, Yaupon
Ilex vomitoria
Aquifoliaceae (Holly)
White
Honeydew Cucumis melo Cucurbitaceae (Gourd) Yellow
Honeymat
Tidestromia lanuginosa
Amaranthaceae (Amaranth)
Yellow
Honeysuckle, Coral
Lonerica sempervirens
Caprifoliacaceae (Honeysuckle)
Red
Honeysuckle, Japanese
Lonicera japonica
Caprifoliacaceae (Honeysuckle)
Red
Honeysuckle, Narrowleaf Desert
Anisacanthus linearis
Acanthaceae (Acanthus)
Red
Honeysuckle, Trumpet
Lonerica sempervirens
Caprifoliacaceae (Honeysuckle)
Red
Honeysuckle, White
Oenothera suffulta
(Gaura suffulta)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
White
Honeysuckle, Wright's Desert
Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii
Acanthaceae (Acanthus)
Red
Hop Clover, Low
Trifolium campestre
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Hop Trefoil
Trifolium campestre
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Hoptree
Ptelea trifoliata
Rutaceae (Rue)
White
Hornpoppy, Blackspot
Glaucium corniculatum
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Red
Horsemint, Purple
Monarda citriodora
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Purple
Horsenettle, Western
Solanum dimidiatum
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Purple
Huisache
Vachellia farnesiana
(Acacia farnesiana)
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Hummingbird Bush
Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii
Acanthaceae (Acanthus)
Red
Hyacinth, Water
Eichhornia crassipes
Acanthaceae (Acanthus)
Red

I-J-K

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Indian Apple
Datura inoxia
Solonaceae (Nightshade)
White
Indian Blanket
Gaillardia pulchella
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Red
Indigo Bush, False
Amorpha fruticosa
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Indigo, Long-bract Wild
Baptisia bracteata
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Ipomopsis, Havard's
Ipomopsis havardii
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Pink
Ipomopsis, Long-flowered
Ipomopsis longiflora
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
White
Iris, Copper
Iris fulva
Iridaceae (Iris)
Red
Ironweed, Lindheimer's Vernonia lindheimeri Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Ironweed, Woolly Vernonia lindheimeri Asteraceae (Sunflower) Purple
Jerusalem Thorn
Parkinsonia aculeata
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Jessamine, Carolina
Gelsemium sempervirens
Loganiaceae (Logania)
Yellow
Jewelflower, Brazos Streptanthus petiolaris Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Jimmyweed, Southern
Isocoma pluriflora
(Isocoma wrightii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Jimson-weed
Datura inoxia
Solonaceae (Nightshade)
White
Juniper-leaf
Polypremum procumbens
Tetrachondraceae
White
Krameria, Trailing
Krameria lanceolata
Krameriaceae (Krameria)
Red
Kisses
Oenothera suffulta
(Gaura suffulta)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
White

L

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Lady's Tresses, Great Plains Spiranthes magnicamporum Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Lady's Tresses, Southern Slender Spiranthes lacera var. gracilis Orchidaceae (Orchid) White
Lantana, Desert
Lantana achyranthifolia
(Lantana macropoda)
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Pink
Lantana, Texas
Lantana horrida
(Lantana urticoides)
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Yellow/Orange
Lantana, Trailing
Lantana montevidensis
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Pink
Larkspur, Carolina
Larkspur, Prairie
Larkspur, White
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
White
Larkspur, Blue
Larkspur, Pine Woods
Larkspur, Carolina
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. vimineum
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Blue
Laurel, Texas Mountain
Dermatophyllum secundiflorum
(Sophora secundiflora)
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Leadtree, Littleleaf
Leucaena retusa
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Leastdaisy, Arkansas
Chaetopappa asteroides
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Leastdaisy, Whiteray
Chaetopappa bellidifolia
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
Leatherflower, Purple
Clematis pitcheri
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Blue/Purple
Leatherflower, Scarlet
Clematis texensis
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Red
Leatherstem
Jatropha dioica var. graminea
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
Pink
Leatherweed
Croton pottsii var. pottsii
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White/Green
Lecheguilla
Agave lecheguilla
Agave lechuguilla
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
Red
Lemonscent
Pectis angustifolia
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Lespedeza, Hairy
Lespedeza hirta
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Lespedeza, Trailing
Lespedeza procumbens
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Lettuce, Louisiana
Lactuca ludoviciana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink
Lettuce, Prickly
Lactuca serriola
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Lettuce, Wild
Lactuca ludoviciana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink
Lineleaf Whitepuff
Oligomeris linifolia
Resedaceae (Mignonette)
White/Green
Lilac Chastetree
Vitex agnus-castus
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Purple
Lily, Prairie
Zephyranthes drummondii
(Cooperia pedunculata)
Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis)
White
Lobelia, Berlandier's
Lobelia berlandieri
Campanulaceae (Bellflower)
Blue
Lobelia, Downy
Lobelia, Reverchon's
Lobelia reverchonii
(Lobelia puberula var. pauciflora)
Campanulaceae (Bellflower)
Blue

M

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Madder, Field
Sherardia arvensis
Rubiaceae (Madder)
Pink
Madrone, Texas
Arbutus xalapensis
Ericaceae (Heath)
White
Mallow, Arrowleaf
Malvella sagittifolia
(Sida leprosa var. sagittifolia)
Malvaceae (Mallow)
White
Mallow, Chisos Mountains False Indian
Allowissadula holosericea
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Mallow, Rose
Pavonia lasiopetala
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Mallow, Texas Indian
Abutilon fruticosum
(Abutilon texense)
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Mallow, Velvet-leaf
Allowissadula holosericea
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Mallow, Wax
Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Red
Mallow, Yellow Indian
Abutilon malacum
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Marbleseed, Soft-hair
Onosmodium bejariense
(Onosmodium molle)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
White
Marigold, Desert
Baileya multiradiata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Marigold, Fetid
Dyssodia papposa
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Mariola
Parthenium incanum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Marsh Elder, Annual Iva annua Asteraceae (Sunflower) Green
Maypop
Passiflora incarnata
Passifloraceae (Passionflower)
Blue/Purple
Marvel of Peru Mirabilis jalapa Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) Pink
Matweed, Small Guilleminea densa var. aggregata Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) White
Medick, Black
Medicago lupulina
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Mediterranean Lineseed
Bellardia trixago
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
White
Mejorana
Lantana achyranthifolia
(Lantana macropoda)
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Pink
Melon-loco
Apodanthera undulata
Cucurbitaceae (Gourd)
Yellow
Menodora, Low
Menodora heterophylla
Oleaceae (Olive)
Yellow
Menodora, Rough
Menodora scabra
Oleaceae (Olive)
Yellow
Menodora, Showy
Menodora longiflora
Oleaceae (Olive)
Yellow
Mesa Greggia
Nerisyrenia camporum
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
White/Lavender
Mescal Bean
Dermatophyllum secundiflorum
(Sophora secundiflora)
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Mesquite, Honey
Prosopis glandulosa var. glandulosa
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow/White
Mexican Hat
Ratibida columnifera
(Ratibida columnaris)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Milfoil
Achillea millefolium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Milkvetch, Groundplum
Astragalus crassicarpus var. berlandieri
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Milkvetch, Missouri
Astragalus missouriensis
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Milkvetch, Rare Loco
Astragalus leptocarpus
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Milkvetch, Rio Fronteras
Astragalus nuttallianus var. austrinus
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Milkvetch, Slender
Astragalus gracilis
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Milkvetch, Slimpod
Astragalus leptocarpus
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Milkvetch, Smallflowered
Astragalus nuttallianus var. austrinus
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Milkvetch, Smallflowered
Astragalus nuttallianus var. nuttallianus
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Milkweed, Climbing Funastrum cynanchoides var. cynanchoides
Sarcostemma cynanchoides ssp. cynanchoides
Apocynaceae (Dogbane) White
Milkweed Vine, Green
Milkweed Vine, Pearl
Matalea reticulata
Apocynaceae (Dogbane)
Green
Milkweed, Zizotes
Asclepias oenotheroides
Apocynaceae (Dogbane)
White
Milkwort, White
Polygala alba
Polygalaceae (Milkwort)
White
Mimosa (Tree)
Albizia julibrissin
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Mimosa, Desert
Mimosa turnerii
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Mimosa, Emory
Mimosa emoryana
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Mimosa, Fragrant
Mimosa borealis
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Mimosa, Pink
Mimosa borealis
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Mimosa, Roemer's
Mimosa roemeriana
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Mistflower
Conoclinium dissectum
(Conoclinium greggii, Eupatorium greggii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Blue
Mistflower, Blue
Conoclinium coelestinum
(Eupatorium coelestinum)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Blue
Modiola, Carolina Modiola caroliniana Malvaceae (Mallow) Pink
Monkeyflower, Round-leaf
Mimulus glabratus
(Erythranthe glabrata)
Phrymaceae (Morning Glory)
Yellow
Morning-glory, Lindheimer's
Ipomoea lindheimeri
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
Purple
Morning-glory, Silver Dwarf
Evolvulus sericeus
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
White
Morning-glory, Slender Dwarf
Evolvulus alsinoides
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
Purple
Morning-glory, Trans-Pecos
Ipomoea cristulata
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
Red
Mouse's Ear
Stachys crenata
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink
Mule-fat
Baccharis salicifolia
(Baccharis glutinosa)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Mullein, Common
Verbascum thapsus
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
Yellow
Muskflower, Scarlet
Nyctaginia capitata
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock)
Red
Muskmelon Cucumis melo Cucurbitaceae (Gourd) Yellow
Mustard, Bicolor
Nerisyrenia camporum
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
White
Mustard, Tansy
Descurania pinnata
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Yellow

N

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Nailwort, James'
Paronychia jamesii
Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Yellow
Nama, Bristly
Nama hispida
(Nama hispidum)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Pink
Nama, Havard
Nama havardii
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Pink
Nama, Mat
Nama torynophyllum
(Nama torynophylla)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Pink
Navajo Tea
Thelesperma simplicifolium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Nerve-ray
Tetragonotheca texana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Navelseed, Mexican
Navelwort, Mexican
Omphalodes aliena
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Blue
Nightshade
Solanum dimidiatum
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Purple
Nightshade, Silverleaf
Solanum elaeagnifolium
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Purple
Nightshade, Texas
Solanum triquetrum
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
White
Nits and Lice
Hypericum drummondii
Hypericaceae (St. John's Wort)
Yellow

O

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Ocotillo
Fouquieria splendens
Fouquieriaceae (Ocotillo)
Red
Old-man's Beard
Clematis drummondii
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
White
Old Plainsman
Hymenopappus artemisiifolius
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Olive, Mexican Cordia boissieri Cordiaceae (Cordia) White
Olive, Texas Cordia boissieri Cordiaceae (Cordia) White
Onion, Drummond's
Onion, Prairie
Allium drummondii
Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis)
Pink
Orchid Tree, Anacacho
Bauhinia lunarioides
Fabaceae (Pea)
White

P

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Paintbrush, Downy Indian
Castilleja purpurea
(Castilleja purpurea var. purpurea)
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Pink
Paintbrush, Great Plains Indian Castilleja sessiliflora Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow
Paintbrush, Indian
Castilleja indivisa
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Red/Yellow/
White
Paintbrush, Indian
Castilleja integra
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Red
Paintbrush, Lindheimer's Indian Castilleja lindheimeri
(Castilleja purpurea var. lindheimeri)
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Orange
Paintbrush, Prairie Indian Castilleja citrina
(Castilleja purpurea var. citrina)
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape) Yellow
Paintbrush, Texas
Castilleja indivisa
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Red
Paintbrush, Whole-leaf Indian
Castilleja integra
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Red
Paintbrush, Woolly
Castilleja lanata
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Red
Painted-tongue
Bouchetia anomala
(Bouchetia erecta)
Solonaceae (Nightshade)
White
Palafox, Sand
Palafoxia hookeriana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink
Palafox, Small
Palafoxia callosa
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink
Palmetto, Dwarf Sabal minor Arecaceae (Palm) White
Paloverde
Paloverde, Mexican
Parkinsonia aculeata
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Paperflower, Woolly
Psilostrophe tagetina
Psilostrophe villosa (Psilostrophe tagetina var. cerifera)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Paperflower, Plains
Psilostrophe villosa
(Psilostrophe tagetina var. cerifera)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Parralena
Thymophylla pentachaeta
(Dyssodia pentachaeta)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Parsley, Hedge
Torilis arvensis
Apiaceae (Parsley)
White
Parthenium, Lyreleaf
Parthenium confertum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Passionflower, Purple
Passiflora incarnata
Passifloraceae (Passionflower)
Blue/Purple
Pea, Butterfly
Centrosema virginianum
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Pea, Partridge
Chamaecrista fasciculata
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Pea, Scarlet
Indigofera miniata
Fabaceae (Pea)
Red
Pea, Turkey
Astragalus nuttallianus var. nuttallianus
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Pelotazo
Abutilon fruticosum
(Abutilon texense)
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Pencilflower
Penciflower, Sidebeak
Stylosanthes biflora
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Pennyroyal, Drummond's False
Hedeoma drummondii
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink
Pennyroyal, Mock
Hedeoma drummondii
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink
Pennyroyal, Slender
Pennyroyal, Slender False
Hedeoma acinoides
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink
Penstemon, Havard
Penstemon havardii
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Red
Penstemon, Loose-flowered
Penstemon laxiflorus
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
White
Penstemon, Purple
Penstemon dasyphyllus
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Blue
Penstemon, Scarlet
Penstemon triflorus
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Pink
Penthorum, Virginia
Penthorum sedoides
Penthoraceae (Ditch Stonecrop)
Green
Peonia
Acourtia runcinata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink
Pepper, Bird
Capiscum annum var. glabriusculum
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
White
Peppergrass
Lepidium virginicum
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
White
Peppergrass, Common
Lepidium densiflorum
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
White
Pepperweed
Lepidium densiflorum
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
White
Pepperweed, Virginia
Lepidium virginicum
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
White
Perezzia, Pink Acourtia wrightii Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Perfumeballs
Gaillardia suavis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Orange
Persimmon, Texas
Diospyros texana
Ebenaceae (Ebony)
White
Petunia, Fringeleaf Wild
Ruellia humilis
Acanthaceae (Acantha)
Blue
Petunia, Parry's Wild
Ruellia parryi
Acanthaceae (Acantha)
Purple
Petunia, Wild
Ruellia nudiflora
Acanthaceae (Acantha)
Blue
Phacelia, Gypsum
Phacelia integrifolia
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf)
Blue/Purple
Phacelia, Pope's
Phacelia popei
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf)
Blue/Purple
Phacelia, Purple
Phacelia patuliflora
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf)
Blue/Purple
Phacelia, Sand
Phacelia patuliflora
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf)
Blue/Purple
Phacelia, Skyblue
Phacelia coerulea
(Phacelia caerulea)
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf)
Blue/Purple
Phlox, Downy
Phlox pilosa
Polemomiaceae (Phlox)
Pink
Phlox, McAllister's
Phlox drummondii ssp. mcallisteri
Polemomiaceae (Phlox)
Pink
Phlox, Golden-eye
Phlox roemeriana
Polemomiaceae (Phlox)
Pink
Phlox, Pointed
Phlox cuspidata
Polemomiaceae (Phlox)
Pink
Phlox, Prairie
Phlox pilosa
Polemomiaceae (Phlox)
Pink
Phlox, Thread-leaf
Phlox mesoleuca
Polemomiaceae (Phlox)
Pink
Phlox, Wilcox
Phlox drummondii ssp. wilcoxiana
Polemomiaceae (Phlox)
Red
Pigeon-berry
Rivina humilis
Phytolaccaceae (Pokeweed)
Pink
Pimpernel
Lysimachia arvensis (var.caerula)
(Anagallis arvensis)
Primulaceae (Primrose)
Blue
Pimpernel, Scarlet
Anagallis arvensis
(Lysimachia arvensis)
Primulaceae (Primrose)
Orange
Pink, Glandular Mountain
Zeltnera glandulifera
(Centaurium glandularferum)
Gentianaceae (Gentian)
Pink
Pink, Hairy
Petrorhagia dubia
Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Pink
Pink, Meadow
Sabatia campestris
Gentianaceae (Gentian)
Pink
Pink, Mountain
Zeltnera beyrichii
(Centaurium beyrichii)
Gentianaceae (Gentian)
Pink
Pinweed, Narrow-leaf
Lechea tenuifolia
Cistaceae (Rockrose)
Red
Pitcher Plant
Sarracenia alata
Sarraceniaceae (Pitcher Plant)
Yellow
Plains Blackfoot
Melampodium leucanthum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Plainsmustard, Slimleaf
Hesperidanthus linearifolius
(Schoenocrambe linearifolia)
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Purple
Plaintain, Buckhorn
Plantain, English
Plantago lanceolata
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
White
Plaintain, Heller's
Plantago helleri
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
White
Plaintain, Redseed
Plantago rhodosperma
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
White
Plaintain, Woolly
Plantago patagonica
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
White
Plaintain, Wright's
Plantago wrightiana
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
White
Plum, Mexican
Prunus mexicana
Rosaceae (Rose)
White
Poison-hemlock
Conium maculatum
Apiaceae (Parsley)
White
Pokeweed, American
Phytolacca americana
Phytolaccaceae (Pokeweed)
White
Poor Joe Diodella teres
(Diodia teres, Hexasepalum teres)
Rubiaceae (Madder) White
Popcorn Tree
Triadica sebifera
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
Green
Poppy, Arizona
Kallstroemia grandiflora
Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
Yellow/Orange
Poppy, California Gold
Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana
(Eschscholzia mexicana)
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Yellow/Orange
Poppy, Corn
Poppy, Flanders
Papaver rhoeas
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Red
Poppy, Mexican Gold
Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana
(Eschscholzia mexicana)
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Yellow/Orange
Poppy, Opium
Papaver somniferum
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Pink
Poppy, Remembrance
Papaver rhoeas
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Red
Poppymallow, Slim-lobe
Callirhoe involucrata var. lineariloba
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Poppymallow, Finger
Callirhoe pedata
(Callirhoe digitata var. stipulata)
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Poppymallow, Palmleaf
Callirhoe pedata
(Callirhoe digitata var. stipulata)
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Poppymallow, Purple
Callirhoe involucrata var. involucrata
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Poreleaf, Shrubby
Poreleaf, Trans-Pecos
Porophyllum scoparium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Possumhaw
Ilex decidua
Aquifoliaceae (Holly)
White
Poverty Weed
Baccharis neglecta
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Prairie Bishop
Praire Bishop's-weed
Bifora americana
(Atrema americanum)
Apiaceae (Parsley)
White
Prairie-clover, Black
Dalea frutescens
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Prairie-clover, Downy
Dalea neomexicana
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Prairie-clover, Slim-spike
Dalea phleoides var. microphylla
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Prairie-clover, Wright's
Dalea wrightii
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Prairie Nymph
Herbertia lahue
Iridaceae (Iris)
Purple
Prairie-tea
Croton monanthogynus
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White/Green
Pricklyleaf, Five-needle
Thymophylla pentachaeta
(Dyssodia pentachaeta)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Prickly Pear, Big Bend Purplish
Opuntia azurea var. parva
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Prickly Pear, Blind
Opuntia rufida
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Prickly Pear, Engelmann's
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Prickly Pear, Tulip
Opuntia phaeacantha
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Prickly Pear, Plains
Opuntia macrorhiza
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Prickly Pear, Spiny Fruit
Opuntia spinosibacca
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Prickly Pear, Sweet
Opuntia dulcis
(Opuntia engelmanni var. dulcis, Opuntia lindheimeri var. dulcis)
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Prickly Pear, Texas
Opuntia engelmannii var. linderheimeri
(Opuntia lindheimeri)
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Prickly Pear, Twisted-spine
Opuntia macrorhiza
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Prickly Poppy, Chisos Mountain
Argemone chisosensis
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
White
Prickly Poppy, Crested
Argemone polyanthemos
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
White
Prickly Poppy, Hedgehog
Argemone squarrosa
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
White
Prickly Poppy, Mexican
Argemone mexicana
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Yellow
Prickly Poppy, Texas
Argemone aurantiaca
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
White
Prickly Poppy, White
Argemone albiflora
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
White
Primrose, Lavender-leaf Oenothera lavandulifolia
(Calylophus lavandulifolius)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Primrose, Square-bud
Oenothera berlandieri ssp. berlandieri
(Calylophus drummondianus ssp. berlandieri)
(Oenothera berlandieri ssp. pinifolia)
(Calypholus berlandieri ssp. pinifolius)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose
Yellow
Primrose, Water
Ludwigia octovalvis
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose
Yellow
Primrose-willow, Angle-stem
Ludwigia leptocarpa
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Primrose-willow, Mexican
Ludwigia octovalvis
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Propellerflower
Alophia drummondii
Iridaceae (Iris)
Purple
Puccoon, Fringed
Lithospermum incisum
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Yellow
Puff Balls
Marshallia caespitosa
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Puffball
Mimosa strigillosa
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Puff, Tropical
Neptunia pubescens
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Puff, Yellow
Neptunia lutea
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Puncture Vine
Tribulus terrestris
Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
Yellow
Pygmy-cudweed, Spring
Diaperia verna
(Evax verna)
Asteraeae (Sunflower)
White

Q-R

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Queen's Delight
Stillingia texana
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
Green
Rabbit-tobacco
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Rabbit-tobacco, Jalisco
Pseudognaphalium jaliscense
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Rabbit-tobacco, Spring
Diaperia verna
(Evax verna)
Asteraeae (Sunflower)
White
Ragweed, Cuman
Ambrosia psilostachya
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Ragweed, False
Parthenium hysterophorus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Ragweed, Perennial
Ambrosia psilostachya
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Ragwort, Great Plains
Packera tampicana
(Senecio tampicanus, Senecio imparipinnatus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Ragwort, Texas
Senecio ampullaceus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Ragwort, Uinta
Packera millelobata
(Senecio millelobatus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Rain-lily, Evening
Zephyranthes chlorosolen
(Cooperia drummondii)
Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis)
White
Rain-lily, Hill Country
Zephyranthes drummondii
(Cooperia pedunculata)
Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis)
White
Ratany, Littleleaf
Krameria erecta
(Krameria glandulosa)
Krameriaceae (Krameria)
Red
Ratany, Trailing
Krameria lanceolata
Krameriaceae (Krameria)
Red
Ratany, White
Krameria grayi
(Krameria bicolor)
Krameriaceae (Krameria)
Red
Rattlesnake Weed
Daucus pusillus
Apiaceae (Parsley)
White
Rattlesnake Weed
Euphorbia albomarginata
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White
Redbud
Menodora heterophylla
Oleaceae (Olive)
Yellow
Redbud Tree, Texas
Cercis canadensis var. texensis
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Resinweed
Viguiera stenoloba
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Resurrection Plant Selaginella lepidophylla Selaginellaceae (Spikemoss) White
Retama
Parkinsonia aculeata
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Riddell's Dozedaisy
Riddell's Lazydaisy
Aphanostephus riddellii
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Ringstem, Big Bend Anulocaulis eriosolenus Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock) Pink
Rockcress, Brazos Streptanthus petiolaris Brassicaceae (Mustard) White
Rockdaisy, Heartleaf
Perityle parryi
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Rockdaisy, Margined
Perityle vaseyi
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Rockdaisy, Parry's
Perityle parryi
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Rock-lettuce, White
Pinaropappus roseus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Rock-nettle
Eucnide bartoniodes
Loasaceae (Stickleaf)
Yellow
Rockrose
Helianthemum georgianum
(Crocanthemum georgianum)
Cistaceae (Rock-rose)
Yellow
Rock Rose
Pavonia lasiopetala
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Rooseveltweed
Baccharis neglecta
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Rose Heath Chaetopappa ericoides Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Rose, Macartney Rosa bracteata Rosaceae (Rose) White
Rosemallow, Desert
Hibiscus coulteri
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Rosemallow, Halberd-leaf
Hibiscus laevis
(Hibiscus militaris)
Malvaceae (Mallow)
White
Rosemallow, Swamp
Hibiscus grandiflorus
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Rosinweed, Starry
Silphium asteriscus var. asteriscus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Rosita
Zeltnera calycosa
(Centaurium calycosum)
Gentianaceae (Gentian)
Pink
Rougeplant
Rivina humilis
Phytolaccaceae (Pokeweed)
Pink
Rue, Desert
Thamnosma texana
Rutaceae (Rue)
Yellow
Ruellia, Low
Ruellia humilis
Acanthaceae (Acantha)
Purple
Ruellia, Violet
Ruellia nudiflora
Acanthaceae (Acantha)
Purple
Rush-pea, Indian
Rush-pea, Sickle-pod
Hoffmannseggia glauca
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Rustweed
Polypremum procumbens
Tetrachondraceae
White

S

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Sacahuista
Nolina texana
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
White
Sage, Autumn
Salvia greggii
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Red
Sage, Big Red
Salvia penstemonoides
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Red
Sage, Blue
Salvia azura
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue
Sage, Blue
Salvia texana
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue
Sage, Blood
Salvia coccinea
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Red
Sage, Cedar
Salvia roemeriana
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Red
Sage, Englemann's
Salvia engelmannii
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue
Sage, Lance-leaf
Salvia reflexa
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue
Sage, Lyre-leaf
Salvia lyrata
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue
Sage, Mealy Blue
Sage, Mealycup
Salvia farinacea
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue
Sage, Mountain
Salvia regla
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Red
Sage, Pitcher
Salvia azura
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue
Sage, Shrubby Blue
Salvia ballotiflora
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue
Sage, Texas
Salvia texana
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue
Sage, Texas Purple
Leucophyllum frutescens
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
Purple
Sage, Tropical
Salvia coccinea
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Red
Sage, Wood
Teucrium canadense
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink
Sagebrush, White Artemisia ludoviciana Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
St. Andrews's Cross
Hypericum hypericoides
(Ascyrum hypericoides)
Hypericaceae (St. John's Wort)
Yellow
Salsify, Yellow
Tragopogon dubius
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Salt Cedar
Tamarix ramosissima
Tamaricaceae (Tamarix)
Pink
Sand Bells
Nama hispida
(Nama hispidum)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Pink
Sandmat, Whitemargined Euphorbia albomarginata Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) White
Sandmat, Royal Euphorbia indivisa
(Chamaesyce dioica, Euphorbia dioica var. indivisa)
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) White
Sandwort
Minuartia drummondii
(Arenaria drummondii
Mononeuria nuttallii)
Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
White
Scrambled Eggs
Corydalis curvisiliqua
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Yellow
Scratch-daisy, Slender
Croptilon divaricatum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Scratch-daisy, Stiff-leaf
Croptilon rigidifolium
(Croptilon divaricatum hirtellum)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Scorpionweed, Pope's
Phacelia popei
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf)
Blue
Scorpionweed, Skyblue
Phacelia coerulea
(Phacerlia caerulea)
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf)
Blue
Scurf-pea, Tall-bread
Pediomelum cuspidatum
(Psoralea cuspidata)
Fabaceae (Pea)
Blue/Purple
Senna, Durango
Senna durangensis
(Cassia durangensis)
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Senna, Twinleaf
Senna bauhinioides
(Cassia bauhinioides)
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Senna, Two-leaf
Senna roemeriana
(Cassia roemeriana)
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Senna, Velvet-leaf
Senna lindheimeriana
(Cassia lindheimeriana)
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Sensitive-briar
Mimosa roemeriana
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Sensitive-briar, Catclaw
Sensitive-briar, Nuttall's
Mimosa nuttallii
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Sensitive-briar, Yellow
Neptunia lutea
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Shaggytuft, Early
Stenandrium barbatum
Acanthaceae (Acanthus)
Pink
Shepherd's-purse
Capsella bursa-pastoris
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
White
Shrubverbena, Trailing
Lantana montevidensis
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Pink
Sida, Arrowleaf Scurfy
Malvella sagittifolia
(Sida leprosa var. sagittifolia)
Malvaceae (Mallow)
White
Sida, Beaked
Rhynchosida physocalyx
(Sida physocalyx)
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Sida, Bladderpod
Rhynchosida physocalyx
(Sida physocalyx)
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Sida, Bracted
Sida ciliaris
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Red
Sida, New Mexico Sida neomexicana Malvaceae (Mallow) Orange
Silene, Sleepy
Silene antirrhina
Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Pink
Silkgrass, Narrowleaf Pityopsis graminifolia var. latifolia Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Silktree
Albizia julibrissin
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Silver Puff
Chaptalia texana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Skeleton Plant
Lygodesmia texana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Blue/Purple
Skullcap, Drummond's
Scutellaria drummondii
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue/Purple
Skullcap, Heartleaf
Scutellaria ovata
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue/Purple
Skyrocket
Ipomopsis aggregata
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Red
Skyrocket, Havard's
Ipomopsis havardii
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Pink
Skyrocket, White-flowered
Ipomopsis longiflora
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
White
Sleepy-daisy, Drummond's
Xanthisma texanum var. drummondii
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Smartweed, Dotted Persicaria punctata
(Polygonum punctatum)
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Smartweed, Pennsylvania Persicaria pensylvanica
(Polygonum pensylvanicum)
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) Pink
Smartweed, Swamp Persicaria hydropiperoides
(Polygonum hydropiperoides)
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Smartweed, Water Persicaria punctata
(Polygonum punctatum)
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat) White
Snake-cotton, Slender
Froelichia gracilis
Amaranthaceae (Amaranth)
White
Snakeherb, Spreading
Dyschoriste schiedeana var. decumbens
(Dyschoriste decumbens)
Acanthaceae (Acanthus)
Purple
Snakeroot, Havana
Ageratina havanensis
(Eupatorium havanense)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Snakeroot, Wright
Ageratina wrightii
(Eupatorium wrightii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Snapdragon Vine
Epixiphium wislizeni
(Maurandya wislizeni)
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Blue
Sneezeweed, Pretty
Helenium elegans
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Sneezeweed, Yellow
Helenium amarum var. amarum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Sneezeweed, Yellow
Helenium amarum var. badium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Snoutbean, Broadleaf
Rhynchosia latifolia
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Snoutbean, Prairie
Rhynchosia latifolia
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Snow-on-the-mountain
Euphorbia marginata
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White
Soapbush
Guaiacum angustifolium
(Porlieria angustifolia)
Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
Purple
Sorrel, Heartwing
Rumex hastatulus
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
White/Green
Sotol
Sotol, Green
Dasylirion leiophyllum
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
Yellow
Sow-thistle, Common
Sonchus oleraceus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Sow-thistle, Spiney
Sonchus asper
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Spanish Gold Grindelia ciliata
(Grindelia papposa
Prionopsis ciliata)
Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow
Sparkleberry
Vaccinium arboreum
Ericaceae (Heath)
White
Spectacle Pod, Palmer's
Dimorphocarpa wizlizeni
(Dithyrea wislizeni var. palmeri)
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
White
Speedwell, Bird-eye
Veronica persica
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Blue
Speedwell, Water
Veronica anagallis-aquatica
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Blue
Speedwell, Winter
Veronica persica
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Blue
Spiderlily, Spring
Hymenocallis liriosme
Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis)
White
Spiderling, Scarlet
Boerhavia coccinea
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock)
Pink
Spiderling, Slim-stalk
Boerhavia gracillima
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock)
Red
Spiderwort, Edwards Plateau
Tradescantia pedicellata
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue/Purple
Spiderwort, Giant
Tradescantia gigantea
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue/Purple
Spiderwort, Granite
Tradescantia pedicellata
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue/Purple
Spiderwort, Hairy-flower
Tradescantia hirsutiflora
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue/Purple
Spiderwort, Prairie
Tradescantia occidentalis
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue/Purple
Spiderwort, Stemless
Tradescantia subacaulis
(Tradescantia texana)
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue/Purple
Spiderwort, Texas
Tradescantia humilis
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue
Spreading Fanpetals
Sida abutifolia
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Spurge, Beetle
Euphorbia eriantha
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White
Spurge, Flowering
Euphorbia corollata
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White
Spurge, Woolly-flower
Euphorbia eriantha
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White
Squawfeather
Castilleja integra
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Red
Standing Cypress
Ipomopsis rubra
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Red
Star-thistle, American
Plectocephalus americanus
(Centaurea americana)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
Star-thistle, Maltese
Centaurea melitensis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Stenandrium, Shaggy
Stenandrium barbatum
Acanthaceae (Acanthus)
Pink
Stickleaf
Mentzelia oligosperma
Loasaceae (Loasa)
Yellow
Stickleaf, Prairie
Mentzelia reverchonii
Loasaceae (Loasa)
Yellow
Stickywilly
Galium aparine
Rubiaceae (Madder)
White
Stingbush, Yellow
Eucnide bartoniodes
Loasaceae (Stickleaf)
Yellow
Stinging Serpent
Cevallia sinuata
Loasaceae (Stickleaf)
Yellow
Stitchwort, Drummond's
Minuartia drummondii
(Arenaria drummondii
Mononeuria nuttallii)
Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
White
Stonecrop, Ditch
Penthorum sedoides
Penthoraceae (Ditch Stonecrop)
Green
Stonecrop, Yellow
Sedum nuttallii
(Sedum nuttallianum)
Crassulaceae (Stonecrop)
Yellow
Stoneseed, Rough
Lithospermum matamorense
Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not)
White
Stork's Bill, Redstem
Erodium cicutarium
Geraniaceae (Geranium)
Pink
Stork's Bill, Texas
Erodium texanum
Geraniaceae (Geranium)
Purple
Sumpweed Iva annua Asteraceae (Sunflower) Green
Sulphur Shelf
Laetiporus sulphureus
Polyporaceae (Bracket Fungi)
Sumac, Desert
Rhus microphylla
Anacardiaceae (Cashew)
White
Sumac, Littleleaf
Rhus microphylla
Anacardiaceae (Cashew)
White
Sundrops, Berlandieri's
Oenothera berlandieri ssp. berlandieri
(Calylophus drummondianus ssp. berlandieri)
(Oenothera berlandieri ssp. pinifolia)
(Calypholus berlandieri ssp. pinifolius)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Sundrops, Hartweg's
Oenothera hartwegii
(Calypholus hartwegii)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Sundrops, Lavender-leaf Oenothera lavandulifolia
(Calylophus lavandulifolius)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose) Yellow
Sundrops, Texas
Oenothera tubicula
(Calypholus tubicula)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Sundrops, Yellow
Oenothera serrulata
(Calypholus serrulatus)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Sunflower
Sunflower, Common
Helianthus annuus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Sunflower, Goldeneye
Viguiera dentata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Sunflower, Maximilian
Helianthus maximiliani
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Sunflower, Narrowleaf
Helianthus angustifolius
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Sunflower, Swamp
Helianthus angustifolius
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Swamp Lily, Hardy Crinum bulbispermum Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) White
Sweetscent
Pluchea odorata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple

T

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Tansyaster, Chihuahua
Xanthisma spinulosum var. chihuahuanum
(Machaeranthera pinnatifida var. chihuahuana)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Tansyaster, Lacy
Xanthisma spinulosum var. spinulosum
(Machaeranthera texensis)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Tansyaster, New Mexico
Psilactis asteroides
(Machaeranthera boltoniae)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
Tansymustard, Western
Descurania pinnata
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Yellow
Tatalencho
Gymnosperma glutinosum
(Xanthocephalum glutinosum)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Texas Plume
Bauhinia lunarioides
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Texas Plume
Ipomopsis rubra
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Red
Texas Star
Texas Yellowstar
Lindheimera texana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Texas Star
Sabatia campestris
Gentianaceae (Gentian)
Pink
Texas Toothleaf
Stillingia texana
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
Green
Thistle, American Star
Plectocephalus americanus
(Centaurea americana)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
Thistle, Russian
Salsola tragus
Amaranthaceae (Amaranth)
White
Thistle, Texas
Cirsium texanum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink
Thistle, Yellow
Cirsium horridulum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Thoroughwort, Late-flowering
Eupatorium serotinum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Thoroughwort, Palmleaf
Conoclinium dissectum
(Conoclinium greggii)
(Eupatorium greggii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Blue
Tickclover, Hairy Small-leaf
Tickclover, Littleleaf
Desmodium ciliare
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Tickclover, Panicled
Desmodium paniculatum
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Tickseed, Crown
Coreopsis nuecensis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Tickseed, Goldenmane
Coreopsis basalis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Tickseed, Lance-leaf
Coreopsis lanceolata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Ticktrefoil, Dillenius'
Desmodium glabellum
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Ticktrefoil, Panicled
Ticktrefoil, Panicledleaf
Desmodium paniculatum
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Tidestromia, Woolly
Tidestromia lanuginosa
Amaranthaceae (Amaranth)
Yellow
Tievine
Ipomoea cordatotriloba
(Ipomoea trichocarpa)
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
Purple
Toadflax, Blue
Nuttallanthus canadensis
(Linaria canadensis)
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Purple
Toadflax, Old-field
Nuttallanthus canadensis
(Linaria canadensis)
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Purple
Toadflax, Texas
Nuttallanthus texanus
(Linaria texana)
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Purple
Tobacco, Desert
Nicotiana obtusifolia
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
White
Tobacco, Fiddleleaf
Nicotiana repanda
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
White
Tobacco, Tree
Nicotiana glauca
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Yellow
Tocalote
Centaurea melitensis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Trumpet Creeper
Campsis radicans
Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-creeper)
Red
Trumpetflower, Evening
Gelsemium sempervirens
Loganiaceae (Logania)
Yellow
Trumpets, Angel's
Acleisanthes longiflora
Nyctaginaceae (Four O’clock)
White
Trumpets, Wright's
Acleisanthes wrightii
Nyctaginaceae (Four O’clock)
White
Trumpets, Yellow
Sarracenia alata
Sarraceniaceae (Pitcher Plant)
Yellow
Tube-tongue
Tube-tongue, Gregg's
Justicia pilosella
(Siphonoglossa pilosella)
Acanthaceae (Acanthus)
Purple
Tumbleweed
Salsola tragus
Amaranthaceae (Amaranth)
White
Turk's Cap
Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Red
Turtleback, Naked
Psathyrotopis scaposa
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Twinevine, Fringed Funastrum cynanchoides var. cynanchoides
Sarcostemma cynanchoides ssp. cynanchoides
Apocynaceae (Dogbane) White
Twintip, Coahuila
Stemodia coahuilensis
(Leucospora coahuilensis)
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Purple

V

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Velvetweed
Oenothera curtiflora
(Gaura parviflora)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Pink
Venus Looking-glass, Clasping-leaf
Triodanis perfoliata ssp. perfoliata
Campanulaceae (Bellflower)
Purple
Verbena, Low
Glandularia pumila
(Verbena pumila)
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Verbena, Desert
Glandularia bipinnatifida var. ciliata
(Glandularia wrightii)
(Verbena wrightii)
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Verbena, Prairie
Glandularia bipinnatifida var. bipinnatifida
(Verbena bipinnatifida)
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Verbena, Slender
Verbena halei
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Slender
Verbena rigida
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Verbena, Texas
Verbena halei
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Beaked Mock
Glandularia quadrangulata
(Verbena quadrangulata)
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
White
Vervain, Brazilian
Verbena brasiliensis
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Dakota Mock
Glandularia bipinnatifida var. bipinnatifida
(Verbena bipinnatifida)
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Davis Mountains Mock
Glandularia bipinnatifida var. ciliata
(Glandularia wrightii)
(Verbena wrightii)
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Fantail
Verbena plicata
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Gray
Verbena canscens
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Gulf
Verbena xutha
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Hillside
Verbena neomexicana
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, New Mexico
Verbena neomexicana
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Pink Mock
Glandularia pumila
(Verbena pumila)
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Slender
Verbena rigida
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Texas
Verbena halei
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Tuberous
Verbena rigida
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vetch, Deer Pea
Vetch, Louisiana
Vicia ludoviciana
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Vetch, Winter
Vicia villosa
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Viburnum, Rusty
Viburnum rufidulum
Adoxaceae (Moschatel)
White
Violet, Missouri
Viola missouriensis
Violaceae (Violet)
Purple
Virgin's-bower, Sweet Autumn
Clematis terniflora
(Clematis dioscoreifolia)
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
White

W

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Wafer Ash
Ptelea trifoliata
Rutaceae (Rue)
White
Water-willow, American
Justicia americana
Acanthaceae (Acanthus)
White
Wedelia, Hairy
Wedelia acapulcensis var. hispida
(Zexmenia hispida)
(Wedelia hispida)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Whitebrush
Aloysia gratissima
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
White
Whitenymph
Trepocarpus aethusae
Apiaceae (Parsley)
White
Widow's Tears
Commelina erecta
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue
Willow, Desert
Chilopsis linearis
Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-creeper)
Purple
Windflower
Anemone berlandieri
(Anemone heterophylla)
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
White
Windmills, Annual
Allionia choisyi
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock)
Pink
Windmills, Trailing
Allionia incarnata
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock)
Pink
Winecup
Callirhoe involucrata var. involucrata
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Winecup, White
Callirhoe involucrata var. lineariloba
Malvaceae (Mallow)
White
Wirelettuce, Brown-plume Stephanomeria pauciflora Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Wirelettuce, Few-flower Stephanomeria pauciflora Asteraceae (Sunflower) Pink
Wisteria, American
Wisteria, Texas
Wisteria frutescens
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Woodsorrel, Drummond's
Oxalis drummondii
Oxalidaceae (Wood Sorrel)
Pink
Woodsorrel, Pink
Oxalis debilis
Oxalidaceae (Wood Sorrel)
Pink
Woodsorrel, Yellow
Oxalis dillenii
Oxalidaceae (Wood Sorrel)
Yellow
Woodyaster, Big Bend
Xylorhiza wrightii
(Machaeranthera wrightii)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
Woollygrass, Low Dasyochloa pulchella Poaceae (Grass) White
Woollywhite, Carolina Hymenopappus scabiosaeus var. corymbosus Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Woollywhite, Chalk Hill Hymenopappus tenuifolius Asteraceae (Sunflower) White
Wormwood, Silver Artemisia ludoviciana Asteraceae (Sunflower) Yellow

Y-Z

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME FAMILY COLOR
Yarrow
Achillea millefolium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Yaupon
Ilex vomitoria
Aquifoliaceae (Holly)
White
Yellow Bells
Tecoma stans
Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-creeper)
Yellow
Yerba Raton
Bahia absinthifolia
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Yucca, Beaked
Yucca thompsoniana
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
White
Yucca, Arkansas
Yucca arkansana
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
White
Yucca, Faxon
Yucca, Giant Dagger
Yucca faxonia
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
White
Yucca, Red
Yucca, Redflower False
Hesperaloe parviflora
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
Red
Yucca, Soaptree
Yucca elata
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
White
Yucca, Spanish Dagger
Yucca treculeana
(Yucca torreyi)
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
White
Yucca, Texas
Yucca rupicola
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
White
Yucca, Thompson
Yucca thompsoniana
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
White
Yucca, Twisted-leaf
Yucca rupicola
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
White
Zexmenia
Wedelia acapulcensis var. hispida
(Zexmenia hispida)
(Wedelia hispida)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Zinnia, Desert
Zinnia, Dwarf
Zinnia acerosa
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Zinnia, Plains
Zinnia, Texas
Zinnia grandiflora
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow

Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX

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