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Texas native plants
Some of my favorite Texas native plants

Alabama Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)
  • Turk’s Cap (shade plant that attracts hummingbirds)

Other Resources:

Arizona Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gregg’s Mistflower (butterfly magnet with soft purple blooms spring through fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Arkansas Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)
  • Turk’s Cap (shade plant that attracts hummingbirds)

Other Resources:

California Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)

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Colorado Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)

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Connecticut Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)

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Delaware Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)

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Florida Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Bluebonnets (spring wildflower and butterfly host plant)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)
  • Turk’s Cap (shade plant that attracts hummingbirds)

Other Resources:

Georgia Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)
  • Turk’s Cap (shade plant that attracts hummingbirds)

Other Resources:

Illinois Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Indiana Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Iowa Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Kansas Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Kentucky Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)

Other Resources:

Louisiana Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Bluebonnets (spring wildflower and butterfly host plant)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gaura Lindheimeri (great nectar plant with delicate white and pink blooms)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)
  • Turk’s Cap (shade plant that attracts hummingbirds)

Other Resources:

Maryland Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)

Other Resources

Massachusetts Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)

Other Resources:

Michigan Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Minnesota Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)

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Mississippi Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)
  • Turk’s Cap (shade plant that attracts hummingbirds)

Other Resources:

Missouri Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Nebraska Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)

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New Hampshire Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)

New Jersey Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

New Mexico Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Gregg’s Mistflower (butterfly magnet with soft purple blooms spring through fall)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

New York Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

North Carolina Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Ohio Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Oklahoma Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Bluebonnets (spring wildflower and butterfly host plant)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Oregon Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)

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Pennsylvania Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Rhode Island Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)

South Carolina Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Tennessee Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Texas Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Autumn Sage (reliable bloomer with red, pink or white flowers. A hummingbird favorite)
  • Bluebonnets (spring wildflower and butterfly host plant)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Gaura Lindheimeri (great nectar plant with delicate white and pink blooms)
  • Gregg’s Mistflower (butterfly magnet with soft purple blooms spring through fall)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Flame Acanthus (shrub with bright red tubular flowers that attract hummingbirds and butterflies)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)
  • Rock Rose (great nectar plant with pretty pink hibiscus-like blooms)
  • Turk’s Cap (shade plant that attracts hummingbirds)

Other Resources:

Vermont Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)

Virginia Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • American Beautyberry (shrub with gorgeous bright purple berries in the fall that birds love)
  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Frogfruit (ground cover with small white flowers loved by pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

West Virginia Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)
  • Gulf Muhly (ornamental grass that turns purplish pink in the fall)
  • Inland Sea Oats (grass with pretty seed heads that birds like, performs well in shade)

Other Resources:

Wisconsin Native Plants

Plant Profiles on Native Backyards:

  • Buttonbush (large shrub with unique white ball-shaped blooms that attract pollinators)