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Botanical Name Common Name Family
Agave lophantha Center Stripe Agave Asparagaceae
Ageratina havanensis Shrubby Boneset Asteraceae
Aloysia wrightii Oreganillo, Wright’s Beebrush Verbenaceae
Buddleja marrubiifolia Woolly Butterfly Bush Buddlejaceae
Chrysactinia mexicana Damianita Asteraceae
Coryphantha macromeris Nipple Beehive Cactus Cactaceae
Cylindropuntia imbricata Tree Cholla Cactaceae
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis Desert Christmas Cactus Cactaceae
Dasylirion leiophyllum Smooth Sotol Asparagaceae
Diospyros texana Texas Persimmon Ebenaceae
Echincocactus horizonthalonius Eagle’s Claw Cactus Cactaceae
Echinocactus texensis Horse Crippler Cactaceae
Echinocereus pectinatus Rainbow Cactus Cactaceae
Echinocereus stramineus Strawberry Hedgehog Cactaceae
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Claret Cup Cactus Cactaceae
Echinomastus warnockii Warnock’s Fishhook Cactus Cactaceae
Ericameria laricifolia Turpentine Bush Asteraceae
Euphorbia antisyphilitica Candelilla Euphorbiaceae
Eysenhardtia texana Texas Kidneywood Fabaceae
Fallugia paradoxa Apache Plume Rosaceae
Ferocactus hamatacanthus Texas Barrel, Turk’s Head Cactus Cactaceae
Flourensia cernua Tarbush Asteraceae
Fouquieria splendens Ocotillo Fouquieraceae
Glandulicactus uncinatus Chihuahuan Fishhook Cactus Cactaceae
Hamatacactus uncinatus Fishhook Cactus Cactaceae
Hesperaloe parviflora Red Yucca Asparagaceae
Jatropha dioica var. graminea Leatherstem Euphorbiaceae
Leucophyllum frutescens Texas Ranger Scrophulariaceae
Lycium sp. Wolfberry Solanaceae
Melampodium leucanthum Blackfoot Daisy Asteraceae
Nolina lindheimeriana Devil’s Shoestring Asparagaceae
Opuntia engelmannii var. linguiformis Cow’s Tongue Prickly Pear Cactaceae
Opuntia macrocentra Black-spined Prickly Pear Cactaceae
Opuntia phaeacantha Brown-spined Prickly Pear Cactaceae
Opuntia rufida Blind Prickly Pear Cactaceae
Opuntia schottii Clavellina Cactaceae
Peniocereus greggii Night-blooming Cereus Cactaceae
Pistacia mexicana (syn. Pistacia texana) American Piatacho Anacardiaceae
Prosopis glandulosa var. glandulosa Texas Honey Mesquite Fabaceae
Prunus havardii Havard Plum Rosaceae
Salvia greggii Autumn Sage Lamiaceae
Senegalia berlandieri (syn. Acacia berlandier) Guajillo, Berlandier Acacia Fabaceae
Senegalia greggii (syn. Acacia greggii) Cat’s Claw Acacia Fabaceae
Senegalia roemeriana (syn. Acacia roemeriana) Roemer Acacia Fabaceae
Tecoma stans var. angustata Desert Yellow Bells Bignoniaceae
Tecoma stans var. stans Yellow Bells, Esperanza Bignoniaceae
Ungnadia speciosa Mexican Buckeye Sapindaceae
Vachellia rigidula (syn. Acacia rigidula) Blackbrush Acacia Fabaceae
Vachellia schottii Schott’s Acacia Fabaceae
Wedelia acapulcensis var. hispida Devil River Sunflower Asteraceae
Yucca carnerosana Giant Spanish Dagger Asparagaceae
Yucca rostrata Beaked Yucca Asparagaceae
Yucca torreyi Torrey’s Yucca, Spanish Dagger Asparagaceae
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