Aransas

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Plants of Aransas National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Texas. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Aransas National Wildlife Refuge Plants Plants of Aransas National Wildlife Refuge Complex ACANTHACEAE Dyschoriste linearis Narrowleaf dyschoriste Ruellia nudiflora Violet ruellia AIZOACEAE Sesuvium portulacastrum Sea purslane AMARANTHACEAE Amaranthus rudis Tall amaranth Gomphrena globosa Globe amaranth APIACEAE Eryngium hookeri Hooker eryngo Hydrocotyle bonariensis Coast pennywort Limnosciadium pumilus Dogshade AQUIFOLIACEAE Ilex vomitoria Yaupon ASCLEPIADACEAE Asclepias oenotheroides Savannah milkweed ASTERACEAE Ambrosia psilostachya Western ragweed Amphiachyris dracunculoides Broomweed Baccharis halimifolia Eastern Annual seepweed COMMELINACEAE Commelina erecta Erect dayflower Tradescantia subacaulis Stemless spiderwort CONVOLVULACEAE Convolvulus equitans Gray bindweed Evolvulus sericeus Silky evolvulus Ipomoea pes-caprae Goat-foot morning glory CYPERACEAE Bolboschoenus robustus Salt-marsh bullrush Cyperus acuminatus Taperleaf flatsedge Cyperus articulatus Jointed flatsedge Cyperus croceus Baldwin’s flatsedge Cyperus digitatus Finger flatsedge Cyperus echinatus Globe flatsedge Cyperus elegans Sticky flatsedge Cyperus esculentus Chufa flatsedge Cyperus pseudothyrsiflorus One-flower flatsedge Cyperus retrorsus Globe umbrella sedge Eleocharis albida White spike-rush Fimbristylis caroliniana Ditch fimbry Fimbristylis castanea Dunes fimbry Fimbristylis puberula Fimbry Rhynchospora colorata White-topped umbrella grass Schoenoplectus americanus American bullrush EBENACEAE Diospyros texana Texas persimmon EUPHORBIACEAE Argythamnia humilis Wild mercury Croton capitatus Woolly croton Croton monanthogynus Prairie tea Euphorbia bicolor Snow-on-the-prairie Euphorbia cordifolia Heart-leaf euphorbia Phyllanthus pudens Birdseed leaf-flower Tragia betonicifolia Betonyleaf noseburn FABACEAE Acacia angustissima Fern acacia Acacia farnesiana Huisache Amorpha fruticosa Indigo bush Astragalus leptocarpus Slimpod locoweed Cassia occidentalis Coffee senna Centrosema virginianum Butterfly pea Chamaecrista fasciculata Partridge pea Dalea emarginata Wedge-leaf prairie clover Dalea multiflora Round head prairie clover Dalea nana Dwarf dalea Desmanthus virgatus Bundleflower Erythrina herbacea Coralbean Galactia canescens Hoary milkpea Galactia longifolia Longleaf milkpea Glottidium vesicaria Bladderpod Indigofera miniata Scarlet pea Indigofera suffruticosa Bush indigo Melilotus indicus Yellow sour clover Mimosa latidens Sensitive briar Mimosa nuttallii Catclaw sensitive briar Mimosa strigillosa Powderpuff Neptunia lutea Yellowpuff Neptunia pubescens Tropical puff Prosopis glandulosa Honey mesquite Rhynchosia americana Snoutbean Rhynchosia senna Texas snoutbean Senna occidentalis Coffee senna FABACEAE, Continued Sesbania drummondii Rattlepod Strophostyles leiosperma Slick weed wildbean Vicia ludoviciana Louisiana deer vetch GENTIANACEAE Eustoma exaltatum Bluebell Sabatia campestris Prairie gentian GERANIACEAE Geranium carolinianum Carolina geranium HYDROPHYLLACEAE Phacelia congesta Bluecurls IRIDACEAE Herbertia lahue Wild iris Sisyrinchium biforme Wiry blue-eyed grass Sisyrinchium langloisii Dotted blue-eyed grass JUNCACEAE Juncus bufonius Toad rush Juncus marginatus Grass-leaf rush Juncus megacephalus Cherry-coke rush Juncus sp. Rush KRAMERIACEAE Krameria lanceolata Prairiebur LAMIACEAE Lamium amplexicaule Henbit Monarda punctata Spotted horsemint Scutellaria drummondii Drummond skullcap Scutellaria muriculata Skullcap Teucrium cubense Coast germander Teucrium canadense American germander LILIACEAE Nothoscordum bivalve False garlic LINACEAE Linum rigidum Stiff-stem flax LYTHRACEAE Lythrum californicum California loosestrife MALVACEAE Abutilon fruticosum Indian mallow Callirhoë involucrata Winecup Sida abutifolia Spreading sida Sida ciliaris Bracted sida Sida spinosa Prickly sida Sphaeralcea lindheimeri Woolly globemallow OLEACEAE Forestiera angustifolia Tanglewood ONAGRACEAE Calylophus serrulatus Yellow evening primrose Oenothera drummondii Beach evening primrose Oenothera grandis Fluttermill Oenothera speciosa Pink evening primrose OXALIDACEAE Oxalis dillenii Yellow wood sorrel Oxalis drummondii Purple wood sorrel PAPAVERACEAE Argemone albiflora White prickly poppy PHYTOLACCACEAE Rivina humilis Pigeonberry PLANTAGINACEAE Plantago helleri Heller’s plantain Plantago rhodosperma Redweed plantain PLUMBAGINACEAE Limonium carolinianum Sea lavender POACEAE Andropogon glomeratus Bushy bluestem Andropogon virginicus Broomsedge bluestem Aristida longespica Plains triple-awn Aristida oligantha Prairie threeawn Bothriochloa ischaemum King Ranch bluestem Bothriochloa laguroides Silver bluestem Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats grama Bouteloua rigidiseta Texas grama Bromus catharticus Rescuegrass Buchloë dactyloides Buffalograss Cenchrus echinatus Southern sandbur Cenchrus spinifex Coastal sandbur Chloris ciliata Fringed windmillgrass Chloris cucullata Hooded windmill grass Chloris subdolichostachya Shortspike windmillgrass Cynodon dactylon Coastal Bermuda grass Dactyloctenium aegyptium Durban crowfoot grass Dichanthium annualatum Kleberg bluestem Dichanthium aristatum Angleton bluestem Dichanthium sericeum Silky bluestem Dichanthium sp. Rosettegrass Digitaria arenicola Sand witchgrass Digitaria ciliaris Southern crabgrass Digitaria ischaemum Smooth crabgrass Distichlis spicata Common saltgrass Eleusine indica Goosegrass Elymus canadensis Canada wildrye POACEAE, Continued Eragrostis barrelieri Mediterranean lovegrass Eragrostis curtipedicellata Gummy lovegrass Eragrostis lugens Mourning lovegrass Eragrostis secundiflora Red lovegrass Eragrostis spectabilis Purple lovegrass Eriochloa pseudoacrotricha Cupgrass Eriochloa sericea Texas cupgrass Eustachys petraea Stiff-leaf chloris Hordeum pusillum Little barley Leptochloa mucronata Red spangletop Leptochloa nealleyi Nealley sprangletop Limnodea arkansana Ozark grass Muhlenbergia capillaris Gulf muhly Nassella leucotricha Texas wintergrass Panicum amarum Beach panic Panicum bergii Hackel panic Panicum hallii Halls panic Panicum oligosanthes Heller panicum Paspalum lividum Longtom Paspalum monostachyum Gulfdune paspalum Paspalum plicatulum Brownseed paspalum Paspalum setaceum Thin paspalum Pennisetum ciliare Buffelgrass Phalaris canariensis Canary grass Phragmites australis Common reed Polypogon monspeliense Rabbitfoot Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem POACEAE, Continued Setaria leucopila Plains bristle grass Setaria parviflora Knot bristle grass Sorghastrum nutans Yellow Indiangrass Spartina alterniflora Smooth cordgrass Spartina spartinae Gulf cordgrass Sphenopholis obtusata Prairie wedgescale Sporobolus compositus Meadow dropseed Sporobolus indicus Smutgrass Sporobolus pyramidatus Whorled dropseed Sporobolus tharpii Padre Island dropseed Sporobolus virginicus Seashore dropseed Tridens albescens White tridens Tridens congestus Pink tridens Uniola paniculata Seaoats Urochloa fasciculata Browntop panicum Vulpia octoflora Six-weeks fescue POLEMONIACEAE Gilia incisa Split-leaf gilia Phlox drummondii Drummond phlox POLYGALACEAE Polygala alba White milkwort POLYGONACEAE Eriogonum multiflorum Wild buckwheat Polygonum hydropiperoides Smartweed Polygonum ramosissium Knotweed Rumex chrysocarpus Dock PORTULACACEAE Portulaca pilosa Shaggy portulaca PRIMULACEAE Anagallis arvensis Scarlet pimpernel RHAMNACEAE Condalia hookeri Brasil ROSACEAE Rosa bracteata Macartney rose Rubus riograndis Southern dewberry RUBIACEAE Diodia virginiana Virginia buttonweed Galium obtusum Bluntleaf bedstraw Hedyotis nigricans Prairie bluet RUTACEAE Zanthoxylum fagara Colima SCROPHULARIACEAE Agalinis fasciculata Beach gerardia Agalinis heterophylla Prairie gerardia Maurandya antirrhiniflora Snapdragon vine Nuttallanthus texanus Toadflax SOLANACEAE Lycium carolinianum Carolina wolfberry Physalis pubescens Downy ground-cherry Solanum elaeagnifolium Silver-leaf nightshade Solanum triquetrum Tomatillo STERCULIACEAE Melochia pyramidata Anglepod melochia TAMARIACACEAE Tamarix gallica Saltcedar ULMACEAE Celtis pallida Granjeno VERBENACEAE Lantana urticoides Common lantana Phyla cuneifolia Wedgeleaf frogfruit Phyla nodiflora Texas frogfruit Verbena halei Texas vervain Source Right, Coralbean Below, Texas Thistle FWS Photographs Each specimen was updated using Vascular Plants of Texas, by Stanley D. Jones, Joseph K. Wipff and Paul M. Montgomery, 1997. Aransas National Wildlife Refuge Complex P.O. Box 100 Austwell, Texas 77950 361/286-3559 361/286-3722 Fax Texas State Relay Service 1 800/735-2989 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service http://www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/texas/aransas/ index.html For information on the National Wildlife Refuge System 1 800/344-WILD May 2006 Indian Paintbrush Photograph by Robert C. Brown

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