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Native Plants of South Texas

This herbarium focuses on native plants from the northern portion of the South Texas Plains and the southern portion of the Hill Country. Collections were made from the area bounded by San Antonio on the east, Sonora on the west, Cotulla on the south and Junction on the north. Click on any of the categories below to access a list of common and scientific names, or use the color chart to find a flower. This herbarium was developed by a team comprised of faculty, a research technician, and undergraduate interns.

Grasses and Grass-like Plants


Trees, Shrubs and Vines

Red flowers Blue Flowers Yellow flowers White flowers

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