Christina Mild's "Rio Delta Wild." Articles on LRGV Native Plants.

Re-edited from articles published in the Saturday edition, Valley Morning Star, Harlingen, TX.

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1/3/2004 Tobaco cimarron Fiddleleaf tobacco Nicotiana repanda Solanaceae herbaceous
1/10/2004 Olmo Cedar Elm Ulmus crassifolia Ulmaceae tree
1/17/2004 Encino Live Oak Quercus virginiana Fagaceae tree
1/24/2004 Hierba del pasmo Coastal Germander Teucrium cubense Labiatae herbaceous
1/31/2004 Guajillo mimosa catclaw Acacia berlandieri Fabaceae tree
2/7/2004 Albahaca Slender celosia Celosia nitida Amaranthaceae herbaceous
2/14/2004 Tule Cattail Typha domingensis Typhaceae herbaceous
2/21/2004 Cucumber Plant Pennsylvania Pellitory Parietaria pennsylvanica Urticaceae herbaceous
2/28/2004 Manzanilla bronca Rock Daisy Perityle microglossa Compositae herbaceous
3/6/2004   Hairypod cowpea Vigna luteola Fabaceae vine
3/13/2004   Drummond's Phlox Phlox drummondii Polemoniaceae herbaceous
3/20/2004   Brown-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta Asteraceae herbaceous
3/27/2004 (Conyza carolinensis) Cure-for-All Pluchea carolinensis Asteraceae shrub
4/3/2004   Swan-flower Pipevine Aristolochia longiflora Aristolochiaceae herbaceous
4/10/2004   Shirley's Nettle Cevallia sinuata Loasaceae herbaceous
4/17/2004 Sundrop Showy Evening Primrose Oenothera grandis Onagraceae herbaceous
4/24/2004   Palmer's Bloodleaf Iresine palmeri Amaranthaceae vine 
5/1/2004 tabac Tree Tobacco Nicotiana glauca Solanaceae shrub
5/8/2004 Ocote, Chomonque Gochnatia Gochnatia hypoleuca Asteraceae shrub
5/15/2004 False Wild Pepper Texas Nightshade Solanum triquetrum Solanaceae vine-like herb
5/22/2004 Clammyweed Cat Whiskers Polanisia dodecandra ssp. Riograndensis Capparidaceae herbaceous
5/29/2004 Jaboncillo Soapberry Sapindus saponaria ssp. drummondii Sapindaceae tree
6/5/2004 Oreja de Raton Mouse Ear Bernardia myricaefolia Euphorbiaceae tree
6/12/2004 Cowpen Daisy Golden Crownbeard Verbesina encelioides Asteraceae herbaceous
6/19/2004 Peonia Devil's Shaving Brush Perezia runcinata Compositae herbaceous
6/26/2004 Hierba de las Gallinitas Garlic Guinea Weed Petiveria alliaceae Phytolaccaceae herbaceous