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Native Plant Society of Texas

Native Plant Database

Helping You Find the Perfect Texas Native Plant for Your Landscape

Native Plants are important for the health of local ecosystems and the environment. Plus, they create a sense of beauty and are an important food source for some of our favorite critters such as caterpillars, butterflies, moths, and birds. 

Use the filters below to search for plants that are just the right fit for your landscape. Click on the name of each plant to view distribution maps and more detailed information.

Photo Credit: Claire Sorenson

The purpose of this database is to help you fill your landscape with native plants that are best adapted to our region and readily available in your area. It is not meant to provide an exhaustive list of Texas native plants and we intentionally do not include rare and endangered species

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This is a volunteer-led project. If you see errors, please send us an email so our volunteers can make the corrections.

Common Blue Violet


Mustang Grape


Texas Wisteria


Sleepy Daisy


Arkansas Yucca

Cactus & Succulent

Buckley’s Yucca

Cactus & Succulent

Soaptree Yucca

Cactus & Succulent

Twistleaf Yucca

Cactus & Succulent

Thompson's Yucca

Cactus & Succulent

Spanish Dagger

Cactus & Succulent

Hercules Club


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You can also view our database in a table view HERE