Thursday, May 8, 2008

Willowbrook Reach Wildflower List

The following list of wildflowers was compiled by Gale Greenleaf (with a few additions by me).

May 2008 Inventory
Alamo vine
Angel’s trumpet (vine)
Baby blue eyes
Beebalm**
Blackfoot Daisy**
Bluebonnet
Blue-eyed grass
Boneset (mistflower)**
Buttercup
Butterflyweed (Asclepius tuberosa)**
Chickweed
Cornflower*
Damianita
Engleman’s daisy
Frog fruit
Gaillardia/Indian blanket
Greenthread
Gregg’s Mistflower**
Lantana (Texas)**
Larkspur (many colors)*
Later: pentstemon, wild petunia, sneezeweed
Mexican hats (just coming on)
Pennywort (in water)
Peppergrass
Pink evening primrose
Poppies*
Prairie verbena
Purple Coneflower**
Rain lily
Scarlet guara
Sensitive-briar
Silver-leaf nightshade
Small red flower may be an annual phlox*
Spearmint
Spiderwort
Texas dandelion
Texas vervain
Toad-flax
Tropical Milkweed**
Venus’ looking glass
Woolly Ironweed**
Wild onion and garlic (gone by)
Straggler daisy (horseherb)

* new this year
** in butterfly garden

2008 updates

Oxalis
Ruellia/Mexican Petunia
Umbrella Sedge
Sunflowers
Dandelions
Prickly Pear
Portulaca Grandiflora/Moss Rose
Elephant Ears
Banana Tree
Coral Honeysuckle
Japanese Honeysuckle
Horsemint

2000 Inventory
Alamo vine
Aster
Bee balm
Blue phacelia
Blue-eyed grass
Broomweed
Buttercup
Chickweed
Columbine
Dayflower
Dewberry
Dog’s ear
Engleman’s daisy
Fleabane
Frog-fruit
Gentian
Golden wave
Green milkweed
Guara
Hedge parsley
Loosestrife
Meadow flax
Mexican hat
Morning glory
Nightshade
Parralena
Pennywort
Poverty weed
Prairie verbena
Primrose
Purslane
Rock daisy
Roesmer’s spurge
Scarlet pea
Scarlet spiderling
Scurf-pea
Sensitive briar
Spearmint
Speedwell
Spiderwort
Straggler daisy
Sunflower
Tansy mustard
Texas thistle
Toad-flax
Turk’s cap

1 comment:

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