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.
White Texas Wildflowers
Apache Plume is one of our showiest native western shrubs. The plant blooms with single white flowers that set fluffy pink seed heads.
The Bicolor Fanmustard is a grayish, hairy plant with clumps of leafy branched stems and racemes of white or lavender flowers.
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.
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.
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 is an annual plant that grows in the desert southwest. It produces tiny flowers accentuated by five tiny petals which form a pentagon.
Gregg’s Mistflower is a spectacular addition to the late summer/fall border. This butterfly magnet will attract large numbers of Queens and Monarchs.
Jimsonweed is a branching forb that blooms large, white, fragrant, trumpet-like flowers from evening through the morning.
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.
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.
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.
The Silver Puff, is a North American species of plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to Mexico, Texas, and New Mexico.
The Soaptree Yucca is a 5-20 ft., tree-like yucca with fine, arching, gray-green to blue-green leaves with white margins.
Texas Bindweed is found in sandy, loamy or rocky soils in the South Texas Plains and the Edwards Plateau area.
Thompson’s yucca grows 6–12 feet high, treelike, with a trunk 5–8 inches in diameter. The trunk is usually unbranched.
An upright to widely spreading, soft-hairy, 2-5 ft. perennial with delicate white flowers in elongated terminal and axillary clusters.
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.
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.
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.
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.