EARTH REPAIR CORPS

Native Plant of the Month – April

April 2019 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode Penstemon/Beardtongue species Pictured: Penstemon cobaea, Penstemon triflorus, Penstemon baccharifolius, Penstemon tenuis Family: Plantaginaceae (Plantain)  The Penstemon genus features many different species of small perennial herbs with a great variety of… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – March

March 2019 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Tinantia anomala – False Dayflower Family: Commelinaceae False Dayflower is a delicate perennial herb native to central Texas that loves to grow in the… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – January

January 2019 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Elymus/Wildrye genus  – Prairie/Canada Wildrye and Virginia Wildrye – Elymus canadensis and Elymus virginicus, etc. Family: Poaceae Elymus is an agriculturally and ecologically important genus of mid-size cool… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – December

December 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Juniper species, Juniperus ashei etc Family: Cupressaceae The many different sturdy and robust trees of the Juniper genus lend a resilient character to the landscapes… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – November

November 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Rusty Blackhaw, Cramp Bark – Viburnum rufidulum Family: Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Fall weather draws beautiful colors from the leaves and berries of the Rusty Blackhaw… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – October

October 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Plateau Goldeneye, Toothleaf Goldeneye, Chimalacate – Viguiera dentata  Family: Asteraceae Plateau Goldeneye is a 3-6 foot semi-woody perennial herb/subshrub that can be seen blooming… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – September

September 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Indian Mallow – Abutilon species, Abutilon fruticosum  Family: Malvaceae (Mallow Family) Plants in the Abutilon genus are collectively called Indian Mallows and occur across Texas in a variety… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – August

August 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Maximilian Sunflower – Helianthus maximiliani  Family: Asteraceae/Aster Maximilian Sunflower is a very hardy perennial herb, and a staple flowering plant of the prairie that… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – July

July 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Wax Mallow/Turk’s Cap – Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii Family: Malvaceae (Mallow family) Wax Mallow is a hardy and productive native perennial mallow that has… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – June

June 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Ironweed species – Vernonia baldwinii and Vernonia lindheimeri are the two species most commonly found in central Texas. Family: Asteraceae – Aster Family Ironweeds begin to bloom profusely in… Read More