Category Archives: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Ft. Worth Prairie, Part_2

There has been and probably always will be confusion over the names of ‘Snow on the Mountain’ vs. ‘Snow on the Prairie’. I hope this will help clear up some of the confusion about what plants were seen on the … Continue reading

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Sesbane or Hemp Sesbania

Synonyms: Sesbania herbacea (Mill.) McVaugh – Sesbane Sesbania exaltata (Raf.) Rydb. ex A.W. Hill – Hemp Sesbania Sesbania macrocarpa Muhl. ex Raf. Photos, range map, and a line drawing are below. Click on the photos for closer looks “Sesbane” is … Continue reading

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Pink Evening Primrose

In keeping with the current theme of showing some of the variety of the Evening Primrose family, I am presenting some photos, a little information and the range of the Pink Evening Primrose. Spring is really here in North Texas … Continue reading

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Roughleaf Dogwood

If you live in East Texas and someone says the Dogwoods are blooming, you think of the Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida). However if you live in North Central Texas, you immediately think of the Roughleaf Dogwood (Cornus drummondii) which brightens … Continue reading

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Snow on the Prairie

I always feel like Fall is here when the ‘Snow on the Prairie’ starts to bloom. Be sure to click on the photo for a better look. Euphorbia bicolor © 2009 Martha Mullens (Nikon S51) We were driving back from … Continue reading

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