Archive for 2010

Mexican white oak – barely native


Mexican white oak or “Monterrey oak” is a medium to large semi-evergreen tree that does well in the Hill Country.

Our native Poinsettia cousins


Christmas Poinsettia is indigenous to Mexico, but close cousins north of the border have their own special beauty and vibrancy.

New stand of big red sage found


The total number of known wild big red sage plants in Texas is less than 450, making this salvia one of the rarest of our native plants.