Texas Smartscape for North Central Texas
Smart Gardening for North Central Texas. Texas SmartScapeTM
is a tool to help homeowners create beautiful yards that require less water, pesticides and fertilizer to thrive using native species.
of North Central Texas
Database of Scientific Names of Species and Subspecific Taxa (varieties
and subspecies) From Shinners & Mahler's Illustrated Flora of North Central
Texas. You may purchase a copy
of the flora on-line.
Zone Map of North Texas
Each month longtime Native Plant Society Member and local naturalist, Jeff Quayle, reports on new discoveries or
sightings, what's in bloom, and where to find it, while sharing his own observations and tips on Texas' native plants. (Texas Native Plant Society)
Weeds of the Northern Blackland Prairie
Welcome! If you live in North Central Texas, which is located on the Blackland Prairie, and need to have a grassy weed identified, you've come to the right place.
Recommended Landscape Plants for North Central Texas
Recommended Landscape Plant Materials for North Central Texas; Prepared by Dr. Steven George, Ag Extension Horticulturist.
What To Plant and When in North Central and Central Texas
This information is intended for use by County Agents and Master Gardeners in Texas Agricultural Extension Districts 3, 4, 7, and 8 covering north central and much of central Texas.
Know Your Grasses in North Central Texas
A complete list of Texas grass species with sketches and descriptions. Grass
A large family of about 3,500 species in 180 genera of worldwide distribution.
The typically aromatic plants provide many herbs used as condiments.
Texas Toxic Plant Database
Knowing how to recognize toxic plants and the symptoms they cause is the first step in preventing poisonings. This database contains the: pictures, descriptions, information on distribution and habitat, information on the toxic agent, symptoms of poisonings, and information on Integrated Toxic Plant Management for each toxic plant.
TAMU Vascular Plant Image Gallery
A repository of over 8,800 plant images developed and maintained by the TAMU-BWG, plus those made available by collaborators, is available for public use through the Vascular Plant Image Gallery. The system allows access by Family and a 'string query' option that returns image sets that match a specific word input by the user. The Herbarium Specimen Browser
, includes specimen data representing over 130,000 specimens from seven FTC member institution collections.