Common Native Plants of   the South Plains
This presentation will help you learn some of the    more common native trees, grasses, cacti,   and wildflowers of the Te...
?Mrs. W.D. Bransford, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
This common                                                              wildflower is                                    ...
This common                                                              wildflower is                                    ...
?Sam Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
this is the State                                                       Grass of TexasSam Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wi...
this is the State                                                       Grass of TexasSam Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wi...
?Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Although it                                                               looks like a                                    ...
Although it                                                               looks like a                                    ...
?Marcus A. Joseph, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Some people                                                           use the                                             ...
Some people                                                           use the                                             ...
?       Mrs. W.D. Bransford,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Native Americans                                       made soap and                                         baskets from ...
Native Americans                                               made soap and                                              ...
Kimberly Kline,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center                                      Norman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnso...
Kimberly Kline,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center                                      Norman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnso...
Kimberly Kline,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center                                        Norman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird John...
Sally and Andy Wasowski,                                                               Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center...
Sally and Andy Wasowski,                                                               Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center...
Sally and Andy Wasowski,                                                               Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center...
?Paul Cox, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
This grass is                                                 known for its                                               ...
This grass is                                                 known for its                                               ...
?Thomas L. Muller, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
People make                                                         jelly from the                                        ...
People make                                                         jelly from the                                        ...
Joseph A. Marcus,                                                          Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSteven Schwa...
Joseph A. Marcus,                                                          Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSteven Schwa...
Joseph A. Marcus,                                                          Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSteven Schwa...
Sally and Andy Wasowski,                                                    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterMelody Lytl...
Sally and Andy Wasowski,                                                    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterMelody Lytl...
Sally and Andy Wasowski,                                                    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterMelody Lytl...
Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller,                                      Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center                   ...
Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller,                                         Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center                ...
Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller,                                            Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center             ...
Joseph A. Marcus,                                                        Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterNorman G. Flai...
Joseph A. Marcus,                                                        Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center              ...
Joseph A. Marcus,                                                        Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center              ...
Beth Anderson,                                                     Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterBeth Anderson, Lady ...
Beth Anderson,                                                     Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center                    ...
Beth Anderson,                                                     Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center                    ...
?James C. Rowland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Farmers                                                        grow some                                                  ...
Farmers                                                        grow some                                                  ...
Sam C. Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson                                                      Wildflower CenterSally and Andy ...
Sam C. Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson                                                        Wildflower Center             ...
Sam C. Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson                                                        Wildflower Center             ...
?Norman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Common                                                            along                                                   ...
Common                                                            along                                                   ...
?Kimberly Kline, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
This flower is                                                        named for                                           ...
This flower is                                                        named for                                           ...
All images are courtesy of theLady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center           Austin, Texas        www.wildflower.org
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Common native plants of the south plains

  1. 1. Common Native Plants of the South Plains
  2. 2. This presentation will help you learn some of the more common native trees, grasses, cacti, and wildflowers of the Texas South Plains. There are three slides for each plant. The first slide shows one or more pictures.The next slide gives you a hint about the plant. The third slide gives the name of the plant.
  3. 3. ?Mrs. W.D. Bransford, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  4. 4. This common wildflower is named after a small town south of LubbockMrs. W.D. Bransford, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  5. 5. This common wildflower is named after a small town south of LubbockMrs. W.D. Bransford, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Tahoka Daisy (or Tansy Aster)
  6. 6. ?Sam Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  7. 7. this is the State Grass of TexasSam Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  8. 8. this is the State Grass of TexasSam Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Sideoats Grama
  9. 9. ?Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  10. 10. Although it looks like a tree, it is actually a cactusSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  11. 11. Although it looks like a tree, it is actually a cactusSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Cholla (pronounced “Choy ah”)
  12. 12. ?Marcus A. Joseph, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  13. 13. Some people use the seeds of this plant for medicinal purposesMarcus A. Joseph, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  14. 14. Some people use the seeds of this plant for medicinal purposesMarcus A. Joseph, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Evening Primrose (Buttercup)
  15. 15. ? Mrs. W.D. Bransford,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  16. 16. Native Americans made soap and baskets from this plant Mrs. W.D. Bransford,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  17. 17. Native Americans made soap and baskets from this plant Mrs. W.D. Bransford,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Yucca
  18. 18. Kimberly Kline,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Norman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ? Melody Lytle,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  19. 19. Kimberly Kline,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Norman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center The Latin name of this plant literally means “stinky cucumber” Melody Lytle,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  20. 20. Kimberly Kline,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Norman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center The Latin name of this plant literally means “stinky cucumber” Melody Lytle,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Buffalo Gourd
  21. 21. Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ?Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  22. 22. Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This tree likes draws and creeks
  23. 23. Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This tree likes draws and creeks Cottonwood
  24. 24. ?Paul Cox, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  25. 25. This grass is known for its “eyelash” appearancePaul Cox, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  26. 26. This grass is known for its “eyelash” appearancePaul Cox, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Black Grama
  27. 27. ?Thomas L. Muller, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  28. 28. People make jelly from the edible fruit of this cactusThomas L. Muller, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  29. 29. People make jelly from the edible fruit of this cactusThomas L. Muller, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Prickly Pear
  30. 30. Joseph A. Marcus, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSteven Schwartzman, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ?
  31. 31. Joseph A. Marcus, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSteven Schwartzman, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This large plant has a unique seed pod
  32. 32. Joseph A. Marcus, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSteven Schwartzman, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This large plant has a unique seed pod Devils Claw
  33. 33. Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterMelody Lytle, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ?
  34. 34. Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterMelody Lytle, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This shrub likes caliche soils along the Caprock breaks
  35. 35. Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterMelody Lytle, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This shrub likes caliche soils along the Caprock breaks Feather Dalea
  36. 36. Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ? Sally and Andy Wasowski,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  37. 37. Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Animals eat the berries of this common evergreen tree Sally and Andy Wasowski,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  38. 38. Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Animals eat the berries of this common evergreen tree Sally and Andy Wasowski,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Juniper
  39. 39. Joseph A. Marcus, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ?
  40. 40. Joseph A. Marcus, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This sweet-smelling flower has reddishNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center brown stripes on the back of its petals
  41. 41. Joseph A. Marcus, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This sweet-smelling flower has reddishNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center brown stripes on the back of its petals Chocolate Daisy
  42. 42. Beth Anderson, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterBeth Anderson, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ?
  43. 43. Beth Anderson, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center The wood of thisBeth Anderson, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center tree is prized for barbecuing
  44. 44. Beth Anderson, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center The wood of thisBeth Anderson, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center tree is prized for barbecuing Mesquite
  45. 45. ?James C. Rowland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  46. 46. Farmers grow some varieties of this plant for its edible seedsJames C. Rowland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  47. 47. Farmers grow some varieties of this plant for its edible seedsJames C. Rowland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Sunflower
  48. 48. Sam C. Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ?
  49. 49. Sam C. Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This plant is used asSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center a drought tolerant turf grass
  50. 50. Sam C. Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This plant is used asSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center a drought tolerant turf grass Buffalograss
  51. 51. ?Norman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  52. 52. Common along roadsides, it is also cultivated in flower gardensNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  53. 53. Common along roadsides, it is also cultivated in flower gardensNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Indian Blanket (Gaillardia)
  54. 54. ?Kimberly Kline, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  55. 55. This flower is named for its sombrero shaped appearanceKimberly Kline, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  56. 56. This flower is named for its sombrero shaped appearanceKimberly Kline, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Mexican Hat
  57. 57. All images are courtesy of theLady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Austin, Texas www.wildflower.org

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