Thursday, May 01, 2008

ENV: Nature Quest April 2008

Nature Quest Filed Trips, 26-27 April 2008
Location Details

TX: Real County, Big Springs on the Frio River, Big Springs Ranch for Children, 9 miles N of Leakey E off US83 (location bounded by HEB Camp/Laity Lodge and Lost Maples State Natural Area), gate: 29.8437dN 099.6508dW, 1900’ elev.

Survey Details

37 New from the 26 April 2008 Nature Quest Hill Country Vegetation Field Trip, led by Susan Sander (Center Point), 
Marshall Johnston (Austin), Tony Gallucci (Ingram), and Zac Loman (Humboldt State University); participants were
Kristy McWhorter (Leakey), Trudy Williams (leakey), Susi Bell (Ingram), Ron Bell (Ingram), John Siemssen, Janet Siemssen, Joan Mukkerise,
Tripp Davenport (Uvalde)
 38 New from the 27 April 2008 Nature Quest Hill Country Birds Field Trip, led by Tony Gallucci (Ingram), 
Mitch Heindel (Utopia) and Tripp Davenport (Uvalde), and a River Region Springs Field Trip, led by Ken Cave (Sabinal); participants included
Susi Bell (Ingram), Ron Bell (Ingram), Barbara Pennington (Uvalde), David Mills, Dawn Mills, Don Wiley (Belton), Dave Smith, Helen Smith,
Irene Toosi, Mr. Toosi, Jean White (Ben Wheeler), Judy Schaefer (Utopia), Judy Sharp (Houston), Karen Whatley (Deer Park), LaSharris
Cunningham (Temple), Lynette Holtz, Lynn Moak, Mark Holtz, Nancy Hill, Pat Richardson (Georgetown), Rayburn Hill, Richard Wolpert, Susan
Blanchard (Cypress), Susan Moak, Tom Cunningham (Temple), Victor Domhoff (Sebasco Estates, Maine), Virginia Domhoff (Sebasco Estates,
Maine), Mrs. and Mrs. Smith
 Codes and Classification

red = new for the ranch



THE CHECKLIST

ANIMALS LISTED HERE ARE FOR BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FIELD TRIPS

First number is the total seen on Saturday, second number is for Sunday; a plus sign refers to large or uncounted numbers

ANIMALIA – Animals

Phylum ARTHROPODA – Jointed Animals

Subphylum CRUSTACEA

Class MALACOSTRACA

Order AMPHIPODA

ARMADILLIDIIDAE – Pillbug Family

0-1 Black/Spotted Pillbug, cf. Armadillium vulgare

DIPLOPODA – Millipedes

SPIROBOLIDA – Millipedes

1-0 Little Brown and Gold Banded Millipede

0-1 Short Thick Iron Gray Banded Millipede

ARANEOMORPHAE – True Spiders

ENTELEGYNES
LYCOSIDAE – Wolf Spider Family

2-2 Rabid Wolf Spider, Rabidosa rabida

Subclass ACARINA – Mites & Ticks

Order ACARI – Mites & Ticks

Suborder ACARIFORMES – Mites

[Suborder MESOSTIGMATA – Mites]

PTERYGOSOMIDAE – Lizard Mite Family

0-+ cf. American Lizard Mite, cf. Geckobia texana {on Cophosaurus)

HYMENOPTERA – Wasps, Ants and Bees

VESPIDAE - -True Wasp Family

1-0 Southern Yellowjacket, Vespula squamosa

APIDAE – Bee Family

+-+ European Honeybee, Apis mellifera

FORMICIDAE – Ant Family

+-+ Imported Fire Ant, Solenopsis invicta

+-+ Native Fire Ant, Solenopsis xyloni

+-+ Texas Red Harvester Ant, Pogonomyrmex barbatus molefacieus

ORTHOPTERA – Grasshoppers, Crickets and Katydids

ACRIDIDAE – Horned Grasshopper Family

1-0 Sand Grasshopper sp.

CORIXIIDAE – Water Boatman Family

0-1 Water Boatman sp., Hesperocorixa sp.

GERRIDAE – Water Strider Family

+-+ Gerrid Strider sp., Gerris sp.

VELIIDAE – Water Skimmer Family

+-+ Veliid Strider sp., Rhagovelia sp.

BELOSTOMATIDAE

0-1 Giant Water Bug sp., Lethocerus sp.

Suborder HETEROPTERA

CIMICIDAE – Bedbug Family

1-0 Bedbug, Cimex lenticularis

Order COLEOPTERA – Beetles

COCCINELLIDAE – Ladybird Beetle Family

1-0 Multicolored Asian Ladybird Beetle, Harmonia axyridis Pallas

DYTISCIDAE – Predaceous Diving Beetle

1-2 Sunburst Diving Beetle, Thermonectus marmoratus (Hope, 1832).

LEPIDOPTERA – Butterflies and Moths

ARCTIIDAE – Arctiid Moth Family

0-1 Tiger Moth sp. [caterpillar]

SATURNIIDAE – Silkmoth Family

1-1 Silk Moth sp. [caterpillar]

PAPILIONIDAE – Swallowtail Family

1-1 Pipevine Swallowtail, Battus philenor philenor (Linnaeus)

1-0 Giant Swallowtail, Papilio cresphontes Cramer

PIERIDAE -- Sulphur Family

0-1 Speckled Cloudless Sulphur, Phoebis sennae marcellina (Cramer)

1-8 Sleepy Orange, Abaeis nicippe (Cramer)

LYCAENIDAE – Gossamerwing Family

1-1 Reakirt’s Blue, Echinargus isola alce (W.H. Edwards)

NYMPHALIDAE – Brushfoot Family

0-2 Little Wood Satyr, Megisto cymela

0-1 Question Mark, Polygonia interrogationis

1-8 Western Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae incarnata (Riley)

0-1 Red-spotted Purple, Limenitis arthemis

1-1 Arizona Sister, Adelpha eulalia (Doubleday & Hewitson)

Subclass PTERYGOTA

Infraclass NEOPTERA

Superorder DICTYOPTERA

Order ISOPTERA -- Termites

+-20 Black Ground Termite

Suborder RAPHIDIODEA

RAPHIDIIDAE – Snakefly Family

0-1 Snakefly sp., Agulla sp. [nymph]

ODONATA – Dragonflies and Damselflies

ZYGOPTERA – Damselflies

CALOPTERYGIDAE – Jewelwing Family

0-12 American Rubyspot, Hetaerina americana (Fabricius)

COENAGRIONIDAE – Pond Damsel Family

1-2 Kiowa Dancer, Argia immunda (Hagen)

0-2 Aztec Dancer, Argia nahuana Calvert

0-1 Dusky Dancer, Argia translata

ANISOPTERA – Dragonflies

LIBELLULIDAE – Skimmer Family

1-0 Flame Skimmer, Libellula saturata Uhler

1-3 Pale-faced Clubskimmer, Brechmorhoga mendax (Hagen)

Superclass OSTEICHTHYS – Bony Fishes

Class ACTINOPTERYGII – Ray-finned Fishes

Order CYPRINIFORMES

CYPRINIDAE – Minnow Family

0-1 Central Stoneroller, Campostoma anomalum

0-+ Texas Shiner, Notropis amabilis

0-6 Mexican Tetra, Astyanax mexicanus

0-1 Redfin Shiner, Cyprinella lutrensis

0-40 Blacktail Shiner, Cyprinella venusta

0-1 cf. Weed [Blackspot] Shiner, Notropis cf. texanus

Order CYPRINODONTIFORMES

POECILIDAE – Livebearer Family

0-1 cf. Largespring Mosquitofish, Gambusia cf. geiseri

Order PERCIFORMES

Suborder PERCODEI

Superfamily PERCODEA

CENTRARCHIDAE – Sunfish Family

10-8 Redbreast Sunfish, Lepomis auritus

Class AMPHIBIA

Order CAUDATA – Salamanders

PLETHODONTIDAE – Lungless Salamander Family

0-4 Undescribed Neotenic Salamander sp., Eurycea neotenes complex sp. No. 7c

Order ANURA

HYLIDAE – Tree Frog Family

20-6 Blanchard’s Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans blanchardi

Class SAUROPSIDA/REPTILIA – Reptiles

Subclass ANAPSIDA

Order TESTUDINES – Turtles

CHELYDRIDAE – Snapping Turtle Family

0-1 Common Snapping Turtle, Chelydra serpentina serpentina

CHRYSEMIDAE – Pond Turtle Family

0-1 Red-eared Slider, Trachemys scripta elegans

Subclass DIAPSIDA

Order SQUAMATA – Lizards and Snakes

PHRYNOSOMATIDAE – Spiny Lizard Family

0-1 Texas Earless Lizard, Cophosaurus texanus texanus

Suborder SERPENTES -- Snakes

COLUBRIDAE – New World Racer Snakes

0-1 Blotched Water Snake, Nerodia erythrogaster transversa

1-0 Girard’s Striped Whipsnake, Masticophis taeniatus girardi

Class AVES

Order CICONIIFORMES – Storks and Waders

ARDEIDAE – Heron and Egret Family

4-6 Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias
0-1 Little Blue Heron, Egretta caerulea

Order Incertae sedis

CATHARTIDAE – New World Vulture Family

24-20 Turkey Vulture, Cathartes aura

6-8 Black Vulture, Coragyps atratus

Order FALCONIFORMES – Hawks, Eagles and Falcons

FALCONIDAE – Hawk Family

1-0 Zone-tailed Hawk, Buteo albonotatus

0-2 Buteo sp., Buteo sp.

Order CHARADRIIFORMES – Shorebirds, Plovers, Gulls and Terns

CALIDRIDAE – Sandpiper Family

6-7 Spotted Sandpiper, Actitis macularius
0-2 Least Sandpiper, Calidris minima


LARIDAE – Gull and Tern Family

0-1 Franklin’s Gull, Larus pipixcan


Order COLUMBIFORMES – Doves, Pigeons and Sandgrouse

COLUMBIDAE – Dove and Pigeon Family

10-2 Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura

2-1 Inca Dove, Columbina inca


Order APODIFORMES – Swifts and Hummingbirds

APODIDAE – Swift Family

0-4 Chimney Swift, Chaetura pelagica

TROCHILIDAE – Hummingbird Family

2-4 Hummingbird sp., Archilochus sp.


Order CORACIIFORMES – Rollers and Kingfishers

ALCEDINIDAE – Kingfisher Family

3-2 Green Kingfisher, Chloroceryle americana

Order PICIFORMES – Woodpeckers, Toucans and Jacamars

PICIDAE – Woodpecker Family

2-3 Ladder-backed Woodpecker, Picoides scalaris

3-1 Golden-fronted Woodpecker, Melanerpes aurifrons

Order PASSERIFORMES – Perching Birds

TYRANNIDAE – Tyrant Flycatcher Family

4-4 Eastern Phoebe, Sayornis phoebe

1-1 Black Phoebe, Sayornis nigricans

1-0 Eastern Wood-Pewee, Contopus virens
0-1 Olive-sided Flycatcher, Contopus cooperi

8-5 Ash-throated Flycatcher, Myiarchus cinerascens

2-1 Great Crested Flycatcher, Myiarchus crinitus

0-2 Western Kingbird, Tyrannus verticalis

1-0 Vermilion Flycatcher, Pyrocephalus rubinus

VIREONIDAE – Vireo Family

20-1 White-eyed Vireo, Vireo griseus
2-4 Yellow-throated Vireo, Vireo flavifrons

4-4 Hutton’s Vireo, Vireo huttoni

1-3 Red-eyed Vireo, Vireo olivaceus

0-1 Black-capped Vireo, Vireo atricapillus

CORVIDAE – Crow and Jay Family
4-4 Common Raven, Corvus corax

0-1 Chihuahuan Raven, Corvus cryptoleucus

HIRUNDINIDAE – Swallow Family
10-28 Barn Swallow, Hirundo rustica

2-1 Cave Swallow, Petrochildon fulva

80-2000 Cliff Swallow, Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

1-0 Tree Swallow, Tachycineta bicolor (Vieillot 1808)

2-3 Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Stelgidopteryx serripennis

0-2 Purple Martin, Progne subis

PARIDAE – Chickadee Family
2-3 Carolina Chickadee, Poecile carolinensis
6-10 Black-crested Titmouse, Baeolophus atricristatus

TROGLODYTIDAE – Wren Family

20-8 Bewick's Wren, Thryomanes bewickii

6-5 Canyon Wren, Catherpes mexicanus
8-5 Carolina Wren, Thryothorus carolinensis

REGULIDAE – Kinglet Family

0-1 Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Regulus calendula

SYLVIIDAE – Old World Warbler Family

4-2 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Polioptila caerulea

MIMIDAE – Thrasher Family

1-0 Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos

PARULIDAE – Wood Warbler Family

1-0 Parula sp., Parula sp.

30-1 Nashville Warbler, Vermivora ruficapilla

2-0 Orange-crowned Warbler, Vermivora celata

6-3 Black-and-White Warbler, Mniotilta varia

1-0 Black-throated Green Warbler, Dendroica virens

9-7 (+ 2yng) Golden-cheeked Warbler, Dendroica chrysoparia 8

2-1 Yellow Warbler, Dendroica petechia

4-4 Yellow-throated Warbler, Dendroica dominica

4-1 Louisiana Waterthrush, Seiurus motacilla

THRAUPIDAE – Tanager Family

30-20 Summer Tanager, Piranga rubra

EMBERIZIDAE – Bunting and Sparrow Family

150-100 Chipping Sparrow, Spizella passerina

6-2 Clay-colored Sparrow, Spizella pallida

1-1 Rufous-crowned Sparrow, Aimophila rufescens

4-2 Lark Sparrow, Chondestes grammacus

CARDINALIDAE – New World Finch Family

8-12 Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis

1-0 Blue Grosbeak, Passerina caerulea

1-0 Painted Bunting, Passerina ciris

1-0 Indigo Bunting, Passerina cyanea

ICTERIDAE – Blackbird Family

0-1 Yellow-headed Blackbird, Xanthocephalis xanthocephalus

12-12 Brown-headed Cowbird, Molothrus ater

FRINGILLIDAE – Cardueline Finch Family

12-24 House Finch, Carpodacus mexicanus

2-2 Lesser Goldfinch, Carduelis psaltria

0-18 American Goldfinch, Carduelis tristis

10-40 Pine Siskin, Carduelis pinus

Class MAMMALIA

Order CARNIVORA – Carnivores

CANIDAE – Dog Family

sign-0 Coyote, Canis latrans

1-1 Domestic Dog, Canis familiaris [Basset Hound]

Order ARTIODACTYLA – Even-toed Ungulates

SUIDAE – Pig Family

sign-sign Domestic Pig [Feral Hog], Sus scrofa

CERVIDAE – Deer Family

0-10 Axis Deer, Axis axis *j15

BOVIDAE – Cattle/Goat Family

0-2 Aoudad/Barbary Sheep, Ammotragus lervia

1-1 Ibex X Spanish Goat, Capra sp. X Capra hirca

1-2 Domestic Goat, Capra hirca [Spanish, Boer]

CAMELIDAE – Camel Family

2-2 Llama, Auchenia glama

Order PERISSODACTYLA – Odd-toed Mammals

EQUIDAE – Horse Family

8-10 Domestic Horse [Quarterhorse (Palomino, Bay), Mustang, Paint (Tobiano), Appaloosa (Red),

Strawberry Roan], Equus caballus

1-1 Domestic Donkey [Sicilian], Equus asinus

Order RODENTIA – Rodents

SCIURIDAE – Squirrel Fanily

0-2 Edwards Plateau Fox Squirrel, Sciurus niger limitus

1-1 Rock Squirrel, Spermophilus variegatus


PLANT SPECIES LISTED HERE ARE A COMPILATION OF BOTH DAYS FIELD TRIPS

Provided so that you may find species you remember from the field

MICROBIAL

Division CYANOBACTERIA – Blue-Green Algae

Class Unresolved

Order NOSTOCALES

NOSTOCACEAE – Star Jelly Family

Nostoc, Nostoc cyana

Kingdom FUNGI -- Fungus, Toadstools & Mushrooms

Division ASCOMYCOTA – Fungus

Orange Shelf Fungus on Pecan

TREBOUXIOPHYCEAE – Lichen+Algae Symbiont Family

Sea Green Crustose Lichen on Limestone

Orange Crustose Lichen on Limestone

Black Crustose Lichen on Limestone

White Crustose Lichen on Limestone

Lemon Yellow Crustose Lichen on Limestone

Sea Green Foliose Lichen on Plateau Live Oak

Orange Foliose Lichen on Plateau Live Oak

Supergroup PRIMOPLANTAE – Green Algae

CHLOROPHYTA – Green Algae

CHLOROPHYCEAE – Green Algae Family

Green Algae sp.

Kingdom PLANTAE – Plants

Division BRYOPHYTA

Class BRYOPSIDA

Aquatic Moss sp.

Dryland Moss on Limestone

Dryland Moss on Bark

Division LYCOPODIOPHYTA

Class SELAGINELLOPSIDA
Order SELAGINELLALES

SELAGINELLACEAE – Resureection Fern Family

Selaginella, Selaginella sp.

Class PTERIDOPSIDA – True Ferns

Order PTERIDALES

PTERIDACEAE – Rock Fern Family

Maidenhair Fern, Adiantum capillus-veneris

PELLAEACEAE – Cliffbrake Family

Alabama Lipfern, Cheilanthes alabamensis

Purple Cliffbrake, Pellaea atropurpurea

ZigZag Cliffbrake, Pellaea ovata

Order ATHYRIALES

THELYPTERIDACEAE – Bracken Fern Family

River Shieldfern, Thelypteris ovata var. lindheimeri

GYMNOSPERMAE – Conifers

PINALES

CUPRESSACEAE – Cypress Family

Ashe Juniper/Mountain Cedar, Juniperus ashei

Bald Cypress, Taxodium distichum

Order ALISMATALES – Water Plantains

POTAMOGETONACEAE – Pondweed Family

Longleaf Pondweed, Potamogeton nodosus

ANGIOSPERMAE – Seed Plants

Division MAGNOLIOPHYTA
MONOCOTYLEDOONAE – Parallel-veined Plants

Class LILIOPSIDA
Order POALES

POACEAE – Grass Family

Bushybeard Bluestem, Andropogon glomeratus

Purple Three Awn, Aristida purpurea var. wrightii

King Ranch Bluestem, Bothriochloa ischaemum var. songarica

Texas Grama, Bouteloua rigidiseta

Buffalograss, Buchloe dactyloides

Pampas Grass, Cortaderia selloana

Coastal Bermudagrass, Cynodon dactylon

Shining Melic Grass, Melica nitens

Deer Muhly, Muhlenbergia rigens

Switchgrass, Panicum virgatum

Dallisgrass, Paspalum dilatatum

Little Bluestem, Schizachyrium scoparium

Prairie Wedgescale, Sphenopholis obtusata

Copper-leaved Ornamental Grass sp.

Giant Windmill Ornamental Grass sp.

CYPERACEAE – Sedge Family

Cedar Sedge, Carex planostachys

Jamaican Sawgrass, Cladium jamaicense

Pond Flatsedge, Cyperus ochraceus

Black Sedge, Schoenus nigricans

Order BROMELIALES -- Bromeliads

BROMELIACEAE – Pineapple and Airplant Family

Ballmoss, Tillandsia recurvata

Spanish Moss, Tillandsia usneoides

Order LILIALES/ASPARAGALES

RUSCACEAE – Beargrass Family

Texas Sotol, Dasylirion texanum

Devil’s Shoestring/Lindheimer’s Nolina, Nolina lindheimeriana

Sacahuista, Nolina texana

SMILACACEAE – Briar Family

Greenbriar, Smilax bona-nox

Briar sp., Smilax sp. 8

AGAVACEAE – Agave/Yucca Family

Century Plant, Agave americana

Red-flowered Yucca, Hesperaloe engelmanniana

Manfreda sp., Manfreda sp.

Giant Yucca sp., Yucca baccata/carnerosana

Twistleaf Yucca, Yucca rupicola

Plains-type Yucca sp., Yucca sp. (Y. arkansana/Y. constricta?)

IRIDACEAE – Iris Family

Blue-eyed Grass sp., Sisyrhinchium sp.

ORCHIDACEAE – Orchid Family

Giant Helleborine/Chatterbox Orchid, Epipactis gigantea

Order ZINGIBERALES

MUSACEAE – Banana Family

Banana, Musa X paradisiaca

CANNACEAE – Canna Family

Red Canna, Canna glauca

Yellow Canna, Canna indica

DICOTYLEDONEAE—Fork-veined Plants

Class MAGNOLIOPSIDA

Order FAGALES

JUGLANDACEAE – Hickory Family

Pecan, Carya illinoensis

Arizona Walnut, Juglans major

Mexican Walnut/Little Walnut/Nogalito, Juglans microcarpa

FAGACEAE – Oak/Beech Family

Texas Oak/Spanish Oak, Quercus buckleyi (Q. texana)

Plateau Live Oak, Quercus fusiformis

Lacey Oak/Blue Oak, Quercus laceyi (Q. glaucoides)

Plateau Chinkapin Oak, Quercus muhlenbergii var. brayi

Scalybark/Bastard/Shin Oak, Quercus sinuata var. breviloba

Order PIPERALES

ARISTOLOCHIACEAE – Pipevine Family

Virginia Pipevine, Aristolochia serpentaria

Order NYMPHAEALES – Pond Lilies

NYMPHAEACEAE – Cow Lily Family

Yellow Pond Lily/Cow Lily, Nuphar luteum macrophyllum

Order MALPIGHIALES

SALICACEAE – Poplar, Cottonwood and Willow Family

Lombardy Black Poplar, Populas nigra var. italica

EUPHORBIACEAE – Spurge Family

Bush Croton, Croton fruticulosus

Blackfoot Spurge, Euphorbia (Chamaesyce) angusta

Wild Poinsettia, Euphorbia (Poinsettia) cyathophora

Texas Queen’s-Delight, Stillingia texana

Black Noseburn, Tragia nigricans

Order CARYOPHYLLALES
NYCTAGINACEAE – Four O’Clock Family

Bougainvillea, Bougainvillea glabra/spectabilis

CACTACEAE – Cactus Family

Engelmann’s Prickly Pear, Opuntia lindheimeri

Subclass ROSIDAE

Order ROSALES

CANNABACEAE – Hemp Family

Netleaf Hackberry, Celtis reticulata

ULMACEAE – Elm Family

Cedar Elm, Ulmus crassifolia

URTICACEAE – Nettle Family

False-nettle, Boehmeria cylindrica

ROSACEAE – Rose and Fruit Family

Mountain Mahogany, Cercocarpus montanus

Escarpment Black Cherry, Prunus serotina ssp. eximia

RHAMNACEAE – Buckthorn Family

Redroot/Inland Ceanothus, Ceanothus herbaceus

Green Squawbush, Condalia viridis

Carolina Buckthorn, Rhamnus caroliniana

Order FABALES

FABACEAE – Bean Family

Roemer’s Catclaw Acacia, Acacia roemeriana

Huisache, Acacia smallii (A.miniata, A. farnesiana)

Texas Redbud, Cercis canadensis var. texensis

Bundleflower sp., Desmanthus sp.

Texas Kidneywood, Eysenhardtia texana

Plateau Indigo, Indigofera lindheimeriana

Fragrant Pink Mimosa, Mimosa borealis

Honey Mesquite, Prosopis glandulosa

Texas Snoutbean, Rhynchosia senna texana

Lindheimer Senna, Senna (Cassia) lindheimeriana

Twoleaf Senna, Senna (Cassia) roemeriana

Eve’s Necklace, Sophora affinis

Texas Mountain-Laurel/Mescalbean, Sophora secundiflora

Leavenworth Vetch, Vicia leavenworthii

Sensitive-Briar sp.

Order MYRTALES

MYRTACEAE – Myrtle Family

Red Bottlebrush, Callistemon citrinus

LYTHRACEAE – Myrtle Family

Crepe Myrtle, Lagerstroemia indica

ONAGRACEAE – Primrose Family

Pink Evening-Primrose/Rose of Mexico, Oenothera rosea

Showy Pink Evening-Primrose, Oenothera speciosa

Order ERICALES

SAPOTACEAE – Chittamwood Family

Gum Bumelia, Sideroxylon (Bumelia) lanuginosa

EBENACEAE – Persimmon Family

Texas Persimmon, Diospyros texana

POLEMONIACEAE – Phlox Family

Drummond’s Phlox, Phlox drummondii

Order MALVALES

MALVACEAE – Mallow Family

Turk’s Cap, Malvaviscus arborea

Order CORNALES

HYDRANGEACEAE – Saxifrage Family

Texas Mock-Orange, Philadelphus texensis

Order LAURALES

LAURACEAE – Laurel Family

Spicebush, Lindera benzoin

Order SAPINDALES

ANACARDIACEAE – Pistachio Family

Poison Oak, Rhus toxicodendron var. eximia

Poison Ivy, Rhus toxicodendron var. toxicodendron

Skunkbush/Aromatic Sumac, Rhus trilobata var. trilobata (R. aromatica var. flabelliformis)

Evergreen Sumac, Rhus virens l11

SAPINDACEAE – Maple Family

Rocky Mountain Bigtooth Maple, Acer grandidentatum var. grandidentatum

Yellow (Red) Buckeye, Aesculus pavia var. flavescens

Mexican Buckeye, Ungnadia speciosa

Order GARRYALES

GARRYACEAE – Silk-Tassel Family

Lindheimer’s/Mexican Silk-tassel, Garrya ovata var. lindheimeri

Order APIALES

RUTACEAE – Rue Family

Wafer Ash/Hoptree, Ptelea trifoliolata

SIMAROUBACEAE – Paradise Tree Family

Tree of Heaven, Ailanthus altissima

MELIACEAE – Chinaberry Family

Chinaberry, Melia azedarach

ARALIACEAE -- Aral Family

Water Pennywort, Hydrocotyle verticillata

Order PROTEALES

PLATANACEAE – Windseed Family

Western Sycamore, Platanus occidentalis

POLYGALACEAE – Milkwort Family

Lindheimer Milkwort, Polygala lindheimeri

Order RANUNCULALES

BERBERIDACEAE – Barberry Family

Agarita, Berberis trifoliolata

Nandina, Nandina domestica

Order SAXIFRAGALES

HALORAGIDACEAE – Water Milfoil Family

Water Milfoil sp., Myriophyllum sp.

Order VITALES

VITACEAE – Grape Family

Virginia Creeper, Parthenoscissus quinquefolia

cf. Thicket Creeper, Parthenocissus cf. vitacea

Mountain Grape, Vitis monticola

Order GENTIANALES

APOCYNACEAE – Dogbane Family

Antelopehorns Milkweed, Asclepias asperula

RUBIACEAE – Bluet Faimly

Western Buttonbush, Cephalanthus occidentalis

Order LAMIALES

OLEACEAE – Olive Family

Netleaf Elbowbush, Forestiera reticulata

Redbud, Menodora heterophylla

LOGANIACEAE – Butterflyflower Family

Wand Butterflybush, Buddleja racemosa

VERBENACEAE – Vervain Family

Texas Lantana, Lantana horrida

Frogfruit, Phyla incisa

Dakota Vervain, Verbena bipinnatifida

Gray Vervain, Verbena canescens

LAMIACEAE – Mint Family

Annual Pennyroyal, Hedeoma acinioides

Common Horehound, Marrubium vulgare

Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis

Mealy Sage, Salvia farinacea

Red Sage, Salvia greggii

Purple Spires Sage, Salvia leucantha

Chaste-Tree/Mediterranean Beach-Holly, Vitex agnus-castus

SCROPHULARIACEAE – Monkeyflower Family

Common/Woolly Mullein, Verbascum thapsus

ACANTHACEAE – Wild Petunia Family

Torrey’s Carlowrightia, Carlowrightia torreyana

American Water-willow, Justicia americana

Order SOLANALES

CONVOLVULACEAE – Morning Glory Family

New Mexico Ponyfoot, Dichondra brachypoda

Pink Bindweed, Convolvulus equitans

SOLANACEAE – Nightshade Family

Silverleaf Horsenettle, Solanum eleagnifolium

Order BRASSICALES

BRASSICACEAE – Mustard Family

Water-Cress, Nasturtium officinale (Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum)

Order ASTERALES

ASTERACEAE – Sunflower Family

Rooseveltweed/Baccharis, Baccharis neglecta

Straggler Daisy, Calyptocarpus vialis

Bullthistle/Nodding Thistle, Carduus nutans

Silverpuff/Nodding Lettuce, Chaptalia texana (C. nutans)

Roundhead Rabbit-Tobacco, Evax verna

Creekside Sneezeweed, Helenium elegans

Woolly-White/Old Plainsman, Hymenopappus scabiosaeus

Lindheimer’s Rock-Daisy, Perityle lindheimeri

White Rock-Lettuce, Pinaropappus roseus

Mexican Hat, Ratibida columnaris

Streamside Goldenrod, Solidago juliae

Cowpen Daisy, Verbesina encelioides

Frostweed/Iceplant, Verbesina virginica

Subfamily TAGETEAE

Copper Canyon Daisy, Tagetes lemmonii



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