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White Texas Wildflowers

Focus Stacking, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Texas Wildflowers

American Basket Flower

The American basket flower is a 1 1/2-5 ft. annual with a stout, leafy, much-branched stem and lavender-pink, filamentous flower heads with cream-colored centers.

Apache Plume, Fallugia paradoxa, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Ponil

Apache Plume

Apache Plume is one of our showiest native western shrubs. The plant blooms with single white flowers that set fluffy pink seed heads.

Big Bend National Park, Focus Stacking, Grapevine Hills Trail, Texas Wildflowers

Bicolor Fanmustard

The Bicolor Fanmustard is a grayish, hairy plant with clumps of leafy branched stems and racemes of white or lavender flowers.

Blackfoot Daisy, Flowers, Focus Stacking, Melampodium Leucanthum, Texas Wildflowers

Blackfoot Daisy

Blackfoot Daisy is a low, bushy, mounded perennial, 6-12 in. tall and twice as wide. Its leaves are narrow and have 1 in. wide, white, daisy-like flowers.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


Buttonbush is a handsome ornamental suited to wet soils and is also a honey plant. Ducks and other water birds and shorebirds consume the seeds.

Argemone aurantiaca G.B. Ownbey
Texas pricklypoppy, Texas pricklypoppy

Chisos Pricklypoppy

The Chisos pricklypoppy is a wonderful flower with paper-like white blooms and a very thorny demeanor. It blooms during the spring months.

Gray's feverfew, Parthenium confertum, Parthenium confertum var. confertum, Parthenium confertum var. divaricatum, Parthenium confertum var. intermedium, Parthenium confertum var. lyratum, Parthenium confertum var. microcephalum, Parthenium hysterophorus var. lyratum, Parthenium lyratum

Gray’s Feverfew

Gray’s Feverfew is an annual plant that grows in the desert southwest. It produces tiny flowers accentuated by five tiny petals which form a pentagon.

Conoclinium dissectum, Conoclinium greggii, Eupatorium greggii, Gregg's Mistflower, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Palm-leaf mistflower, Palm-leaf thoroughwort, Palmleaf thoroughwort, Purple palmleaf eupatorium, Purple palmleaf mistflower

Gregg’s Mistflower

Gregg’s Mistflower is a spectacular addition to the late summer/fall border. This butterfly magnet will attract large numbers of Queens and Monarchs.

Angel Trumpet, Datura wrightii, Jimsonweed, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Sacred Thorn Apple, Sacred datura, Thorn apple


Jimsonweed is a branching forb that blooms large, white, fragrant, trumpet-like flowers from evening through the morning.

Aster, Asteraceae, Big Bend National Park, Hymenopappus corymbosus, Hymenopappus scabiosaeus var. corymbosus, Old Plainsman

Old Plainsman

Old Plainsman is a biennial herb up to 150 cm (5 feet) tall. It produces 20-100 flower heads per stem, each head with 20-80 white disc flowers but no ray flowers.

Aster, Asteraceae, Big Bend National Park, Hymenopappus corymbosus, Hymenopappus scabiosaeus var. corymbosus, Old Plainsman

Prairie Fleabane

The Prairie Fleabane is a short-lived perennial with numerous white, aster-like flowers which nod under the weight of the unopened, pink flower buds.

Rain Lilly

Rain Lily

in lilies pop up and bloom two or three days after good rains in the spring and early summer. They begin to open slowly about dusk and are fully opened the next morning.

Pedernales Falls State Park

Silver Puff

The Silver Puff, is a North American species of plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to Mexico, Texas, and New Mexico.

Soaptree Yucca, Yucca elata

Soaptree Yucca

The Soaptree Yucca is a 5-20 ft., tree-like yucca with fine, arching, gray-green to blue-green leaves with white margins.

Convolvulus equitans, Convolvulus hermannioides, Convolvulus simulans, St. Edwards Park, Texas Bindweed

Texas Bindweed

Texas Bindweed is found in sandy, loamy or rocky soils in the South Texas Plains and the Edwards Plateau area.

Beaked yucca, Thompson Yucca, Thompson's Yucca, Thompson's yucca, Yucca thompsoniana Trel.

Thompson Yucca

Thompson’s yucca grows 6–12 feet high, treelike, with a trunk 5–8 inches in diameter. The trunk is usually unbranched.

Butterfly Gaura, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Lindheimer's Beeblossom, Lindheimer's Gaura, Oenothera lindheimeri, Texas Wildflowers, White Gaura

White Gaura

An upright to widely spreading, soft-hairy, 2-5 ft. perennial with delicate white flowers in elongated terminal and axillary clusters.

Double-banded Bycid, LBJ Wildflower Center, Rattlesnake-weed, Sphaenothecus bivittata Dupont - Sphaenothecus bivittatus

Wild Carrot

Wild carrot blooms in flat clusters; when flowers pass, pedicels turn upward into a bird’s nest; when seeds ripe, spreads open again facilitating adhesion to passing animals.

ALCAC, Allium acetabulum, Allium canadense var. ovoideum, Allium canadense var. robustum, Allium continuum, Bull Creek, Canada onion, Meadow garlic, Wild Onion, Wild onion

Wild Onion

Wild onion grows 8–24 inches tall. It has 2 leaves, sometimes more, that are shorter than the flower stem. The flowers are in a round, compact cluster, 1–1 1/2 inches in diameter.

Chamaesaracha villosa, Shaggy False Nightshade, TransPecos five eyes, Woolly false nightshade

Woolly false nightshade

Wooly False Nightshade is a member of the nightshade family, known commonly as five eyes. They are native to the southwestern and western US and parts of Mexico.

Acleisanthes wrightii (A. Gray) Benth. & Hook. f. ex Hemsl., Wright's Trumets

Wright’s Trumpets

The species name of this plant is for Charles Wright, 1811-1885, world-wide botanical collector but mainly in Texas (1837-1952), Cuba and his native Connecticut.