Plants of the Month

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Every month there is new featured native Texas plant.

Native Plant Society of Texas – Houston Chapter’s Featured Plants of the Month 

2017 Plants of the Month

Mexican Plum (Prunus Mexicana)

Note: All photos but Jim Ecker’s photo from Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

March 2017 – Mexican Plum (Prunus Mexicana) Click here for details

February 2017 –  Fleabanes (Erigeron) – Click here for details.

January 2017 – Violets (Violaceae) – Click here for details.

2016 Plants of the Month

November-December 2016 – No plant of the month.

October 2016 – Liatris pycnostachya – Click here for details.

September 2016 – 2016 Wildscapes Workshop and Plant Sale (no plant of the month) – Click here for details.

August 2016 – The Goldenrods, genus Solidago, example shown Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago Sempervirens); Asteraceae (Aster Family) – (Click here for details). 

July 2016 – Coral Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens L.) – Honeysuckle Family – Vine (Click here for details). 

June 2016 – Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus drummondii) – Mallow Family – Shrub (Click Here for details)

May 2016 – Mexican Hat (Ratibida columnifera – Asteraceae ) – Herb (Click Here for details)

April 2016 – Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta -Asteraceae) – Herb (Click Here for details)

March 2016 – Gulf Coast Penstemon (Penstemon tenuis) – Herb (Click Here for details)

February 2016 – Frogfruit (Phyla nodiflora) – Ground cover (Click Here for details)

January 2016 – Coralberry (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus) – Ground cover (Click Here for details)