Common Name

Wildflower Species listed by Common Names

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A

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Acacia, Catclaw
Senegalia greggii (Acacia greggii)
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Acacia, Sweet
Vachellia farnesiana (Acacia farnesiana)
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
American Threefold
Trixis californica
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Anemone, Ten-petal
Anemone berlandieri
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
White/Blue
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, Drummond's
Symphyotrichum drummondii var. texanum (Aster texanus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Aster, Dwarf White
Chaetopappa bellidifolia
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White/Lavender
Aster, Barrens Silky
Symphyotrichum pratense (Aster pratensis)
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, Tansy-leaf
Machaeranthera tanacetifolia
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
Aster, Texas
Symphyotrichum drummondii var. texanum (Aster texanus)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White

B

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Baby Blue-eyes
Nemophila phacelioides
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Blue/Purple
Babybonnets, Texas
Coursetia axillaris
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Baby's Breath
Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans (Hedyotis nigricans var. nigricans, Houstonia nigricans var. nigricans)
Rubiaceae (Madder)
Pink/White
Bahia, Hairyseed
Bahia absinthifolia
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
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/White
Basket Grass
Nolina texana
Liliaceae (Lily)
White
Bastard Cabbage
Rapistrum rugosum
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Yellow
Beaked Cornsalad
Valerianella radiata
Valerianaceae (Valerian)
White
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
Liliaceae (Lily)
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
Betony, Shade
Stachys crenata
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink/White
Bindweed, Texas
Convolvulus equitans
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
White
Bird's-foot Trefoil, New Mexico
Acmispon oroboides (Lotus plebeius)
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Bitterweed
Helenium amarum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Bladderpod, Engelmann's
Physaria engelmannii (Lesquerella engelmannii)
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)
Yellow
Blazingstar, Ten-petal
Mentzelia decapetala
Loasaceae (Stickleaf)
White
Blue Curls
Phacelia congesta
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf)
Blue
Bluebonnet, Big Bend
Lupinus havardii
Fabaceae (Pea)
Blue
Bluebonnet, Chisos
Lupinus havardii
Fabaceae (Pea)
Blue
Bluebonnet, Texas
Lupinus texensis
Fabaceae (Pea)
Blue
Bluebowls
Giliastrum rigidulum
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
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)
Blue
Blue-Star, Texas
Amsonia ciliata
Apocynaceae (Dogbane)
Blue
Blue-Star, Tubular
Amsonia longiflora
Apocynaceae (Dogbane)
White/Blue
Bluets
Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans (Hedyotis nigricans var. nigricans, Houstonia nigricans var. nigricans)
Rubiaceae (Madder)
Pink/White
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
Breadroot, Texas Plains Indian
Pediomelum latestipulatum
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Brittlestem, Naked
Psathyrotopis scaposa
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Broomweed, Texas
Amphiachyris amoena (Xanthocephalum amoenum)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Brown-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Buck-eye, Mexican
Ungnadia speciosa
Sapindaceae (Soapberry)
Pink
Buck-eye, Red
Aesculus pavia var. pavia
Sapindaceae (Soapberry)
Red
Buffalo Bur
Solanum rostratum
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Yellow
Buffalobur Nightshade
Solanum rostratum
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Yellow
Bullnettle, Texas
Cnidoscolus texanus
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White
Bunch Grass
Nolina texana
Liliaceae (Lily)
White
Bur-clover, Little
Medicago minima
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Buttercup, Large
Ranunculus macranthus
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Yellow
Buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis
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, Chisos Hedgehog
Echinocereus chisoensis
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Pink
Cactus, Claret Cup
Echinocereus coccineus var. paucispinus
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Red
Cactus, Desert Prickly Pear
Opuntia phaecantha
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Cactus, Desert Christmas
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Pink
Cactus, Glory of Texas
Thelocactus bicolor ssp. bicolor
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Pink
Cactus, Horse Crippler
Echinocactus texensis
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Pink
Cactus, Lace
Echinocereus reichenbachii
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Pink
Cactus, Nipple
Coryphantha sulcata
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Cactus, Nylon Hedgehog
Echinocereus viridiflorus ssp. cylindricus
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Cactus, Pencil
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Pink
Cactus, Prickly Pear
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Cactus, Purple Prickly Pear
Opuntia macrocentra
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Cactus, Rusty Hedgehog
Echinocereus russanthus (E. viridiflorus var. russanthus)
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Red/Orange
Cactus, Spiny Fruit Prickly Pear
Opuntia X spinosibacca
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Cactus, Spiny Hedgehog
Echinocereus dasyacanthus
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Cactus, Strawberry
Echinocereus stramineus ssp. stramineus
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Pink
Cactus, Texas Rainbow
Echinocereus dasyacanthus
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Cactus, Tulip Prickly Pear
Opuntia phaecantha
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Calico Bush
Lantana horrida (Lantana urticoides)
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Yellow/Orange
Caltrop, Orange
Kallstroemia grandiflora
Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
Yellow/Orange
Camphorweed
Heterotheca subaxillaris
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Carolina Crane's-bill
Geranium carolinianum
Geraniaceae (Geranium)
White
Carolina Jessamine
Gelsemium sempervirens
Loganiaceae (Logania)
Yellow
Carrot, American Wild
Daucus pusillus
Apiaceae (Parsley)
White
Catchfly, Cardinal
Silene laciniata
Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Red
Catchfly, Windmill
Silene gallica
Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Pink
Catchweed Bedstraw
Galium aparine
Rubiaceae (Madder)
White
Cat's-ear, Smooth
Hypochaeris glabra
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Catseye, Terlingua Creek
Cryptantha crassipes (Oreocarya crassipes)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
White
Catseye, Thicksepal
Cryptantha crassisepala
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
White
Celestials
Nemastylis geminiflora
Iridaceae (Iris)
Blue
Cenizo
Leucophyllum frutescens
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
Purple
Century Plant
Agave havardiana
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
Yellow
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
Cholla, Cane
Cylindropuntia imbricata var. imbricata
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
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Pink
Clammyweed, Mexican
Polanisia uniglandulosa
Cleomaceae (Cleome)
White
Clammyweed, Redwhisker
Polanisia dodecandra
Cleomaceae (Cleome)
White
Cleavers
Galium aparine
Rubiaceae (Madder)
White
Clematis, Texas
Clematis texensis
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Red
Cloth-of-gold
Physaria gracilis (Lesquerella gracilis)
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Yellow
Clover, White Sweet
Melilotus albus
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
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/Purple
Coneflower, Purple
Echinacea purpurea
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink/Purple
Coneflower, Giant (Great)
Rudbeckia maxima
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Coneflower, Prairie
Ratibida columnifera
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Copperleaf, Shrubby
Acalypha phleoides
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
Red/Green
Copperleaf, Shrubby
Acalypha phleoides
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
Red/Green
Creosote Bush
Larrea tridentata
Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
Yellow
Coreopsis, Lance
Coreopsis lanceolata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Crinklemat, Mexican
Tiquilia mexicana
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Pink/White/Lavender
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, Terlingua Creek
Cryptantha crassipes (Oreocarya crassipes)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
White
Cryptantha, Thicksepal
Cryptantha crassisepala
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
White

D

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Daisy, Blackfoot
Melampodium leucanthum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Daisy, Engelmann's
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, Least
Chaetopappa asteroides
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White/Lavender
Daisy, Plains Yellow
Tetraneuris scaposa var. scaposa (Hymenoxys scaposa)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Daisy, Square-bud
Tetragonotheca texana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Daisy, Whiteray Least
Chaetopappa bellidifolia
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White/Lavender
Dalea, Black
Dalea frutescens
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Dalea, Feather
Dalea formosa
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Damianita
Chrysactinia mexicana
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
Desertpeony, Featherleaf
Acourtia runcinata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink
Dewberry, Southern
Rubus trivialis
Rosaceae (Rose)
White
Diamondflowers
Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans (Hedyotis nigricans var. nigricans, Houstonia nigricans var. nigricans)
Rubiaceae (Madder)
Pink/White
Dogweed, Pricklyleaf
Thymophylla acerosa (Dyssodia acerosa)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Dogwood, Roughleaf
Cornus drummondii
Cornaceae (Dogwood)
White
Don Quixote's Lace
Yucca treculeana (Yucca torreyi)
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
White
Dragonhead, Narrow-leaf False
Physostegia angustifolia
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Purple
Dutchman's Breeches
Thamnosma texana
Rutaceae (Rue)
Yellow

E

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Eryngo, Leavenworth's Eryngo
Eryngium leavenworthii
Apiaceae (Parsley)
Purple
Esperanza
Tecoma stans
Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-creeper)
Yellow
Evening Primrose, Big-fruit
Oenothera macrocarpa ssp. 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, Pink
Oenothera speciosa
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Pink
Evening Primrose, Short-fruit
Oenothera brachycarpa
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Everlasting, Sweet
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White

F

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
False Hawksbeard, Oriental
Youngia japonica
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
False Pennyroyal, Drummond's
Hedeoma drummondii
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink
False Pennyroyal, Mock
Hedeoma drummondii
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink
False Pennyroyal, Slender
Hedeoma acinoides
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink
Fanpetals, Bracted
Sida ciliaris
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Red
Fanpetals, Spreading
Sida abutifolia
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Farkleberry
Vaccinium arboreum
Ericaceae (Heath)
White/Green/Pink/Red
Feverfew, Gray's
Parthenium confertum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Feverfew, Santa Maria
Parthenium hysterophorus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Fiddle Dock
Rumex pulcher
Polygonaceae (Sunflower)
White
Five-needle Pricklyleaf
Thymophylla pentachaeta (Dyssodia pentachaeta)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Flatsedge, Globe
Cyperus echinatus
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, Hudson
Linum hudsonioides
Linaceae (Flax)
Yellow
Flax, Rock
Linum rupestre
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, Texas
Mirabilis texensis
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock)
Purple
Four O'clock, Trailing
Allionia incarnata
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock)
Pink
Foxglove, Plateau False
Agalinis edwardsiana
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Pink
Foxglove, Prairie False
Agalinis heterophylla
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Pink
Foxglove, Wild
Penstemon cobaea
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Pink
Frogfruit, Texas
Phyla nodiflora
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
White
Frostweed
Verbesina virginica
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Frostweed, Georgia
Helianthemum georgianum
Cistaceae (Rock-rose)
Yellow

G

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
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, Narrowleaf Gayfeather
Liatris punctata var. mucronata (Liatris mucronata)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
Geranium, Carolina
Geranium carolinianum
Geraniaceae (Geranium)
White
Gerardia, Prairie
Agalinis heterophylla
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Pink
Germander, American
Germander, Canadian
Teucrium canadense
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink
Germander, Cut-leaf
Germander, Small Coastal
Teucrium cubense
Lamiaceae (Mint)
White
Gilia, Blue
Giliastrum rigidulum
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Blue
Gilia, Cutleaf
Giliastrum incisum
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Blue
Gilia, Scarlet
Ipomopsis aggregata
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Red
Gilia, Split-leaf
Giliastrum incisum
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Blue
Globeberry, Lindheimer's
Ibervillea lindheimeri
Cucurbitaceae (Gourd)
Yellow
Globemallow, Caliche
Sphaeralcea coccinea
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Orange
Globemallow, Narrow-leaf
Sphaeralcea angustifolia
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink/Lavender
Globemallow, Scarlet
Sphaeralcea coccinea
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Orange
Goatweed, Woolly
Croton lindheimeri (Croton capitatus var. lindheimeri)
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White
Goldenaster
Heterotheca subaxillaris
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenaster, Gray
Heterotheca canascens
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenaster, Soft
Bradburia pilosa (Chrysopsis pilosa)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldeneye, Sunflower
Viguiera dentata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldeneye, Skeleton-leaf
Viguiera stenoloba
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenrod, Tall
Solidago altissima
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenrod, Gray
Goldenrod, Prairie
Solidago nemoralis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Golden-wave
Coreopsis basalis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Goldenweed
Croptilon divaricatum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Gourd, Buffalo
Cucurbita foetidissima
Cucurbitaceae (Gourd)
Yellow
Grama, Sideoats
Bouteloua curtipendula
Poaceae (Grass)
White
Greenthread
Thelesperma filifolium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Greenthread, Hopi Tea
Thelesperma megapotamicum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Groundplum, Berlandieri's
Astragalus crassicarpus var. berlandieri
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Groundsel, Golden
Packera obovata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Groundsel, Round-leaf
Packera obovata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Groundsel, Texas
Senecio ampullaceus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Guapila
Hechtia texensis
Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad)
White
Guyacan
Guaiacum angustifolium
Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
Purple
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
Henbit
Lamium amplexicaule
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Purple/Lavender
Hibiscus, Desert
Hibiscus denudatus
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Hogwort
Hogwort, Lindheimer's
Croton lindheimeri (Croton capitatus var. lindheimeri)
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White
Hole-in-the-sand Plant
Nicolletia edwardsii
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White/Pink
Holly, Yaupon
Ilex vomitoria
Aquifoliaceae (Holly)
White
Hoary Pea, Lindheimer's
Tephrosia lindheimeri
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
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, Wright's Desert
Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii
Acanthaceae (Acanthus)
Red
Hoptree
Ptelea trifoliata
Rutaceae (Rue)
White
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

I-J-K

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Indian Apple
Datura inoxia
Solonaceae (Nightshade)
White
Indian Blanket
Gaillardia pulchella
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Indigo Bush, False
Amorpha fruticosa
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Iris, Copper
Iris fulva
Iridaceae (Iris)
Red/Orange
Jerusalem Thorn
Parkinsonia aculeata
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Jimson-weed
Datura inoxia
Solonaceae (Nightshade)
White
Juniper-leaf
Polypremum procumbens
Tetrachondraceae
White
Krameria, Trailing
Krameria lanceolata
Krameriaceae (Krameria)
Red

L

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Lady's Tresses, Nodding
Spiranthes cernua
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, Pine Woods
Larkspur, Blue
Delphinium carolinianum ssp. vimineum
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Blue
Laurel, Texas Mountain
Sophora secundiflora
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Leadtree, Littleleaf
Leucaena retusa
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Leatherflower, Scarlet
Clematis texensis
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Red
Leatherstem
Jatropha dioica var. graminea
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
Pink
Lechuguilla
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
Lilac Chastetree
Vitex agnus-castus
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Purple
Lily, Rain
Zephyranthes drummondii
(Cooperia pedunculata)
Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis)
White

M

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Madder, Field
Sherardia arvensis
Rubiaceae (Madder)
Pink
Madrone, Texas
Arbutus xalapensis
Ericaceae (Heath)
White
Mallow, Chisos Mountains False Indian
Allowissadula holosericea
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Mallow, Rose
Pavonia lasiopetala
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Mallow, Texas Indian
Albutilon fruticosum
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Mallow, Velvet-leaf
Allowissadula holosericea
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Mallow, Wax
Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Red
Marbleseed, Heller's
Onosmodium helleri
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
White
Marigold, Desert
Baileya multiradiata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Mejorana
Lantana achyranthifolia (Lantana macropoda)
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Pink
Menodora, Low
Menodora heterophylla
Oleaceae (Olive)
Yellow
Mesa Greggia
Nerisyrenia camporum
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
White/Lavender
Mescal Bean
Sophora secundiflora
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Mesquite, Honey
Prosopis glandulosa var. glandulosa
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow/White
Mexican Hat
Ratibida columnifera
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Milfoil
Achillea millefolium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Milkvetch, Groundplum
Astragalus crassicarpus var. berlandieri
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Milkvetch, Rare Loco
Astragalus leptocarpus
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Milkvetch, Rio Fronteras
Astragalus nuttallianus var. austrinus
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 Vine, Green
Milkweed Vine, Pearl
Matalea reticulata
Apocynaceae (Dogbane)
Green
Milkwort, White
Polygala alba
Polygalaceae (Milkwort)
White
Mimosa (Tree)
Albizia julibrissin
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Mimosa, Catclaw
Mimosa aculeaticarpa
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Mimosa, Desert
Mimosa turnerii
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Mimosa, Emory
Mimosa emoryana
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
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Blue
Moonflower, Purple
Ipomoea turbinata
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
Purple
Morning-glory, Creeping
Morning-glory, Silver Dwarf
Evolvulus sericeus
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
White
Morning-glory, Slender Dwarf
Evolvulus alsinoides
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
Purple
Mouse's Ear
Stachys crenata
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink/White
Mullein, Common
Verbascum thapsus
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
Yellow
Mustard, Bicolor
Nerisyrenia camporum
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
White/Lavender
Mustard, Tansy
Descurania pinnata
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Yellow

N

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
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
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, False
Chamaesaracha sordida
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
White
Nightshade, Woolly False
Chamaesaracha villosa
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
White
Nightshade, Silverleaf
Solanum elaeagnifolium
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Purple
Nightshade, Texas
SSolanum triquetrum
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
White

O

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Ocotillo
Fouquieria splendens
Fouquieriaceae (Ocotillo)
Red
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, Indian
Paintbrush, Texas
Castilleja indivisa
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Red/Yellow/
White
Paintbrush, Indian
Paintbrush, Whole-leaf Indian
Castilleja integra
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Red/Yellow
Palafox, Sand
Palafoxia hookeriana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink
Palafox, Small
Palafoxia callosa
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink
Paloverde
Paloverde, Mexican
Parkinsonia aculeata
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Paperflower, Woolly
Psilostrophe tagetina
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
Pea, Butterfly
Centrosema virginianum
Fabaceae (Pea)
Lavender
Pea, Partridge
Chamaecrista fasciculata
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Pea, Scarlet
Indigofera miniata
Fabaceae (Pea)
Red
Pelotazo
Albutilon fruticosum
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
Peonia
Acourtia runcinata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink
Pepper, Bird
Capiscum annum var. glabriusculum
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
White
Peppergrass
Lepidium virginicum
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
White
Petunia, Fringeleaf Wild
Ruellia humilis
Acanthaceae (Acantha)
Purple
Petunia, Wild
Ruellia nudiflora
Acanthaceae (Acantha)
Purple
Phacelia, Rio Grande
Phacelia infundibuliformus or Phacelia petiolata
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf)
Purple
Phlox, Drummond
Phlox drummondii
Polemomiaceae (Phlox)
Red/Pink/
Lavender/White
Phlox, Golden-eye
Phlox roemeriana
Polemomiaceae (Phlox)
Pink/Lavender
Phlox, Thread-leaf
Phlox mesoleuca
Polemomiaceae (Phlox)
Pink/Lavender
Phlox, Wild Blue
Phlox divaricata
Polemomiaceae (Phlox)
Pink/Lavender
Pigeon-berry
Rivina humilis
Phytolaccaceae (Pokeweed)
Pink
Pimpernel, Flax-leaf
Anagallis monelli
Primulaceae (Primrose)
Blue
Pimpernel, Scarlet
Anagallis arvensis
Primulaceae (Primrose)
Orange
Pine Deervetch
Acmispon oroboides (Lotus plebeius)
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Pink, Meadow
Sabatia campestris
Gentianaceae (Gentian)
Pink
Pink, Mountain
Zeltnera beyrichii
(Centaurium beyrichii)
Gentianaceae (Gentian)
Pink
Plains Blackfoot
Melampodium leucanthum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
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
Pokeweed, American
Phytolacca americana
Phytolaccaceae (Pokeweed)
White
Poppy, Arizona
Kallstroemia grandiflora
Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
Yellow/Orange
Poppy, California Gold
Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Yellow/Orange
Poppy, Corn
Poppy, Flanders
Papaver rhoeas
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Red
Poppy, Mexican Gold
Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Yellow/Orange
Poppy, Remembrance
Papaver rhoeas
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Red
Poppymallow
Callirhoe involucrata var.lineariloba
Malvaceae (Mallow)
White
Poppymallow, Purple
Callirhoe involucrata
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink/Purple
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
Apiaceae (Parsley)
White
Prairie-clover, Black
Dalea frutescens
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Prairie-clover, Downy
Dalea neomexicana
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Prairie-clover, Slim-spike
Dalea phleoides var. microphylla
Fabaceae (Pea)
White
Prairie-clover, Wright's
Dalea wrightii
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Prairie-tea
Croton monanthogynus
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White/Green
Pricklyleaf, Five-needle
Thymophylla pentachaeta (Dyssodia pentachaeta)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Prickly Pear
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Prickly Pear, Desert
Opuntia phaecantha
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Prickly Pear, Purple
Opuntia macrocentra
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
Prickly Pear, Spiny Fruit
Opuntia X spinosibacca
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Yellow
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, Square-bud
Oenothera berlandieri (Calypholus berlandieri)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose
Yellow
Primrose, Water
Ludwigia octovalvis
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose
Yellow
Primrose-willow, Mexican
Ludwigia octovalvis
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Propeller Flower
Alophia drummondii
Iridaceae (Iris)
Purple
Puccoon, Carolina
Lithospermum caroliniense
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Yellow
Puccoon, Fringed
Lithospermum incisum
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Yellow
Puff Balls
Marshallia caespitosa
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White

R

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Ragweed, Cuman
Ambrosia psilostachya
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Ragweed, False
Parthenium hysterophorus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Ragweed, Perennial
Ambrosia psilostachya
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Ragwort, Texas
Senecio ampullaceus
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Ragwort, Uinta
Packera millelobata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Ratany, Littleleaf
Krameria erecta
Krameriaceae (Krameria)
Red
Ratany, Trailing
Krameria lanceolata
Krameriaceae (Krameria)
Red
Ratany, White
Krameria grayi
Krameriaceae (Krameria)
Red
Rattlesnake Weed
Daucus pusillus
Apiaceae (Parsley)
White
Redbud
Menodora heterophylla
Oleaceae (Olive)
Yellow
Redbud Tree, Texas
Cercis canadensis var. texensis
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Resinweed
Viguiera stenoloba
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Retama
Parkinsonia aculeata
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Riddell's Dozedaisy
Riddell's Lazydaisy
Aphanostephus riddellii
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
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
Cistaceae (Rock-rose)
Yellow
Rock Rose
Pavonia lasiopetala
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink
Rooseveltweed
Baccharis neglecta
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Rosemallow, Desert
Hibiscus coulteri
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Yellow
Rosemallow, Swamp
Hibiscus grandiflorus
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink/White
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
Rustweed
Polypremum procumbens
Tetrachondraceae
White

S

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Sacahuista
Nolina texana
Liliaceae (Lily)
White
Sage, Autumn
Salvia greggii
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Red
Sage, Big Red
Salvia penstemonoides
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Red
Sage, Blue
Salvia azura
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, Lyre-leaf
Salvia lyrata
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue
Sage, Mealycup
Sage, Mealy Blue
Salvia farinacea
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Blue/White
Sage, Mountain
Salvia regla
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Red
Sage, Texas Purple
Leucophyllum frutescens
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
Purple
Sage, Tropical
Salvia coccinea
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Red
Sage, Wood
Teucrium canadense
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Pink
Salt Cedar
Tamarix ramosissima
Tamaricaceae (Tamarix)
Pink
Sand Bells
Nama hispida (Nama hispidum)
Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not)
Pink
Sandwort
Minuartia drummondii
Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
White
Scorpionweed, Rio Grande
Phacelia infundibuliformus or Phacelia petiolata
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf)
Purple
Senna, Trans-Pecos
Senna pilosior
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Senna, Two-leaf
Senna roemeriana
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Senna, Velvet-leaf
Senna lindheimeriana
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Sensitive-briar
Mimosa roemeriana
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Sensitive-briar, Catclaw
Sensitive-briar, Nuttall's
Mimosa nuttallii
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Shaggytuft, Early
Stenandrium barbatum
Acanthaceae (Acanthus)
Pink
Shepherd's Purse
Capsella bursa-pastoris
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
White
Shrubverbena, Trailing
Lantana montevidensis
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Pink
Sida, Bracted
Sida ciliaris
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Red
Silktree
Albizia julibrissin
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Silver Puff
Chaptalia texana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Skeleton Plant
Lygodesmia texana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Pink
Skyrocket
Ipomopsis aggregata
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Red
Sleepy-daisy, Drummond's
Xanthisma texanum var. drummondii
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Slender Scratch-daisy
Croptilon divaricatum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Sneezeweed, Pretty
Helenium elegans
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Sneezeweed, Yellow
Helenium amarum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Snow-on-the-mountain
Euphorbia marginata
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
White
Soapbush
Guaiacum angustifolium
Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
Purple
Sorrel, Heartwing
Rumex hastatulus
Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
White/Green/Pink/Red
Sotol
Sotol, Green
Dasylirion leiophyllum
Asparagaceae (Asparagus)
Yellow
Sow-thistle, Spiney
Sonchus asper
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Sparkleberry
Vaccinium arboreum
Ericaceae (Heath)
White/Green/Pink/Red
Spectacle Pod
Dimorphocarpa wizlizenii
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
Spiderwort, Edwards Plateau
Tradescantia pedicellata
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue/Lavender
Spiderwort, Giant
Tradescantia gigantea
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue/Lavender
Spiderwort, Granite
Tradescantia pedicellata
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue
Spiderwort, Stemless
Tradescantia subacaulis
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue/Lavender
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/Yellow
Standing Cypress
Ipomopsis rubra
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Red
Star-thistle, American
Plectocephalus americanus (Centaurea americana)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple/White
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
Stonecrop, Yellow
Sedum nuttallii
Crassulaceae (Stonecrop)
Yellow
Stitchwort, Drummond's
Minuartia drummondii
Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
White
Stork's Bill, Redstem
Erodium cicutarium
Geraniaceae (Geranium)
Pink
Stork's Bill, Texas
Erodium texanum
Geraniaceae (Geranium)
Purple
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 (Calypholus berlandieri)
Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Yellow
Sundrops, Texas
Oenothera tubicula (Calypholus tubicula)
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
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
Tansymustard, Western
Descurania pinnata
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Yellow
Texas Greeneyes
Berlandiera X betonicifolia
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Texas Plume
Ipomopsis rubra
Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Red
Texas Star
Texas Yellowstar
Lindheimera texana
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Texas Star
Sabatia campestris
Gentianaceae (Gentian)
Pink
Thistle, American Star
Plectocephalus americanus (Centaurea americana)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple/White
Thistle, Texas
Cirsium texanum
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Purple
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, Goldenmane
Coreopsis basalis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Tickseed, Lance-leaf
Coreopsis lanceolata
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Ticktrefoil, Panicled
Ticktrefoil, Panicledleaf
Desmodium paniculatum
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Tievine
Ipomoea cordatotriloba
Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory)
Purple
Toadflax, Texas
Nuttallanthus texanus
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Purple
Tobacco, Desert
Nicotiana obtusifolia
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
White
Tobacco, Rabbit
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White
Tobacco, Tree
Nicotiana glauca
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Yellow
Tocalote
Centaurea melitensis
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Trailing Four-o'clock
Trailing Windmills
Allionia incarnata
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock)
Pink
Trans-Pecos Five-eyes
Chamaesaracha sordida
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
White
Tree Tobacco
Nicotiana glauca
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Yellow
Tropical Puff
Neptunia pubescens
Fabaceae (Pea)
Yellow
Trumpetflower, Evening
Gelsemium sempervirens
Loganiaceae (Logania)
Yellow
Turkey-pea
Astragalus nuttallianus var. nuttallianus
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Turk's Cap
Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Red
Turtleback, Naked
Psathyrotopis scaposa
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
White

V

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Venus Looking-glass, Small-leaf
Triodanis perfoliata ssp. biflora (Triodanis biflora)
Campanulaceae (Bellflower)
Purple
Verbena, Low
Glandularia pumila
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Verbena, Prairie
Glandularia bipinnatifida
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Dakota Mock
Glandularia bipinnatifida
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Gray
Verbena canscens
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Pink Mock
Glandularia pumila
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vervain, Texas
Verbena halei
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
Purple
Vetch, Deer Pea
Vetch, Louisiana
Vicia ludoviciana
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple
Vetch, Winter
Vicia villosa
Fabaceae (Pea)
Purple

W

COMMON NAME
SCIENTIFIC NAME
FAMILY
COLOR
Wafer Ash
Ptelea trifoliata
Rutaceae (Rue)
White
Wedelia, Hairy
Wedelia acapulcensis var. hispida (Zexmenia hispida, Wedelia hispida)
Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Yellow
Whitebrush
Aloysia gratissima
Verbenaceae (Verbena)
White
Widow's Tears
Commelina erecta
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Blue
Willow, Desert
Chilopsis linearis
Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-creeper)
Purple
Windflower
Anemone berlandieri
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
White/Blue
Winecup
Callirhoe involucrata
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Pink/Purple
Winecup, White
Callirhoe involucrata var.lineariloba
Malvaceae (Mallow)
White
Wisteria, American
Wisteria, Texas
Wisteria frutescens
Fabaceae (Pea)
Pink
Woodsorrel, Drummond's
Oxalis drummondii
Oxalidaceae (Wood Sorrel)
Pink
Woodsorrel, Yellow
Oxalis dillenii
Oxalidaceae (Wood Sorrel)
Yellow
Woollygrass, Low
Dasyochloa pulchella
Poaceae (Grass)
White
Wright's Trumpets
Acleisanthes wrightii
Nyctaginaceae (Four O’clock)
White

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, 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
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