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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Database

An online source of native plant information

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Bladder-Pod Beeplant

Also known as Bladderpod. A shrub that grows to 5 feet high and 6 feet wide. It produces yellow flowers, followed by fruits that become hollow when dried. It can tolerate poor soil conditions and is drought tolerant. 

Corky-Stem Passion-Flower

A low-climbing vine or informal groundcover sporting intricate green flowers, followed by dark purple fruit. An important host plant for native butterflies.

Turkey-Berry

Common Chamise

A shrub that grows up to 10 feet high and 6 feet wide. It produces small, white flowers during the summer followed by bird-friendly seeds. It is drought tolerant and can tolerate full sun. 

Vine Maple

A multi-stemmed understory shrub or small tree with sprawling branches that reroot, sometimes forming a clump or thicket. Usually reaching about 20 feet in height, Vine Maple bears wine-red flowers in spring and provides fall color. 

Tree Sparkle-Berry

Also known as Farkleberry. The largest blueberry species in North America, this large shrub or small tree normally grows 8-10 feet tall and wide, though large specimens can reach dimensions of up to 30 feet. It's twisting branches bear white, bell-shaped flowers followed by shiny black berries.

Eastern Hemlock

Also known as Canadian Hemlock and Hemlock-Spruce. This tall evergreen tree attains a height of 40-70 feet (though very old trees may grow much larger) and a spread of 25-35 feet. It is more shade-tolerant than many evergreens and bears short, soft needles and pendant, 1/2-inch-long cones.

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