Common native plants of the south plains

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  • 1. Common Native Plants of the South Plains

2. This presentation will help you learn some of themore common native trees, grasses, cacti, and wildflowers of the Texas South Plains. There are three slides for each plant. The first slide shows one or more pictures.The next slide gives you a hint about the plant.The third slide gives the name of the plant. 3. ?Mrs. W.D. Bransford, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 4. This commonwildflower is named after a small town southof LubbockMrs. W.D. Bransford, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 5. This commonwildflower is named after a small town southof LubbockMrs. W.D. Bransford, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Tahoka Daisy (or Tansy Aster) 6. ?Sam Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 7. this is the State Grass of TexasSam Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 8. this is the State Grass of TexasSam Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSideoats Grama 9. ?Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 10. Although it looks like a tree, it isactually acactusSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 11. Although it looks like a tree, it isactually acactusSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterCholla(pronounced Choy ah) 12. ?Marcus A. Joseph, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 13. Some people use the seeds of this plant formedicinalpurposesMarcus A. Joseph, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 14. Some people use the seeds of this plant formedicinalpurposesMarcus A. Joseph, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Evening Primrose (Buttercup) 15. ? Mrs. W.D. Bransford,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 16. Native Americans made soap and baskets from this plant Mrs. W.D. Bransford,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 17. Native Americans made soap and baskets from this plant Mrs. W.D. Bransford,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterYucca 18. Kimberly Kline,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center? Melody Lytle,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 19. Kimberly Kline,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center The Latin name of this plant literally meansstinky cucumber Melody Lytle,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 20. Kimberly Kline,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center The Latin name of this plant literally meansstinky cucumber Melody Lytle,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Buffalo Gourd 21. Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ?Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 22. Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This tree likes draws and creeks 23. Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This tree likes draws and creeksCottonwood 24. ?Paul Cox, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 25. This grass is known for itseyelash appearancePaul Cox, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 26. This grass is known for itseyelash appearancePaul Cox, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Black Grama 27. ?Thomas L. Muller, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 28. People make jelly from the edible fruit ofthis cactusThomas L. Muller, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 29. People make jelly from the edible fruit ofthis cactusThomas L. Muller, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterPrickly Pear 30. Joseph A. Marcus,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSteven Schwartzman, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ? 31. Joseph A. Marcus,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSteven Schwartzman, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterThis large planthas a uniqueseed pod 32. Joseph A. Marcus,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSteven Schwartzman, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterThis large planthas a uniqueseed pod Devils Claw 33. Sally and Andy Wasowski,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterMelody Lytle, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center? 34. Sally and Andy Wasowski,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterMelody Lytle, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This shrub likes caliche soils alongthe Caprock breaks 35. Sally and Andy Wasowski,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterMelody Lytle, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This shrub likes caliche soils alongthe Caprock breaks Feather Dalea 36. Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ?Sally and Andy Wasowski,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 37. Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterAnimals eat the berriesof this commonevergreen treeSally and Andy Wasowski,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 38. Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Animals eat the berries of this common evergreen treeSally and Andy Wasowski,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterJuniper 39. Joseph A. Marcus,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ? 40. Joseph A. Marcus,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterThis sweet-smellingflower has reddishNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Centerbrown stripes on the back of its petals 41. Joseph A. Marcus,Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterThis sweet-smellingflower has reddishNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Centerbrown stripes on the back of its petalsChocolate Daisy 42. Beth Anderson, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterBeth Anderson, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ? 43. Beth Anderson, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center The wood of thisBeth Anderson, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Centertree is prized for barbecuing 44. Beth Anderson, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center The wood of thisBeth Anderson, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Centertree is prized for barbecuing Mesquite 45. ?James C. Rowland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 46. Farmersgrow some varieties ofthis plant forits edibleseedsJames C. Rowland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 47. Farmersgrow some varieties ofthis plant forits edibleseedsJames C. Rowland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterSunflower 48. Sam C. Strickland, Lady Bird JohnsonWildflower CenterSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ? 49. Sam C. Strickland, Lady Bird JohnsonWildflower Center This plant is used asSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center a drought tolerantturf grass 50. Sam C. Strickland, Lady Bird JohnsonWildflower Center This plant is used asSally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center a drought tolerantturf grass Buffalograss 51. ?Norman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 52. Commonalongroadsides, it is alsocultivated in flowergardensNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 53. Commonalongroadsides, it is alsocultivated in flowergardensNorman G. Flaigg, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Indian Blanket (Gaillardia) 54. ?Kimberly Kline, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 55. This flower isnamed for itssombreroshaped appearanceKimberly Kline, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 56. This flower isnamed for itssombreroshaped appearanceKimberly Kline, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterMexican Hat 57. All images are courtesy of theLady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Austin, Texaswww.wildflower.org