Native Plant and Pollinator Resources

Is It Native?

USDA Plants Database

Search for the plant name here and look at the map. If Texas is green on the map, it is native to Texas.

Not all plants from Texas will do good in North Texas. Zoom in on Texas to see if a plant is native to North Texas.

Nurseries That Carry Native Plants

Weston Gardens (specialize in natives) 8101 Anglin Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76140

Alta Vista Nursery 4700 Golden Triangle Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76244

Marshall Grain 3525 William D Tate Ave, Grapevine, TX

Premier Nursery 5050 US-377, Benbrook, TX 76116 and 1501 Airport Fwy, Euless, TX 76040

Guardado Garden Center 3228 Alta Mere Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76116

Calloway’s Nurseries (several locations)

Elizabeth Anna’s Old World Garden 2825 8th Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76110

Green’s Produce and Plants 3001 W Arkansas Ln, Arlington, TX 76016

Fort Worth Botanic Gardens Plant Sale: Look for these in the spring and fall

Local Native Plant Society or Master Gardener Plant Sales: Look for these in the spring and fall

Sometimes native plants can be found at large chain stores, although the selection is often small. Look for Texas Native or Texas Superstar labels on plants.

10 Native Plants Most Commonly Found for Sale

Mealy Blue Sage – Salvia farinacea

Blackfoot Daisy – Melampodium leucanthum

Four Nerve Daisy – Tetraneuris scaposa

Gulf/Pink Muhly Grass – Muhlenbergia capillaris

Butterfly Milkweed – Asclepias tuberoda

Flame Acanthus/Hummingbird Bush – Anisacanthus quadrifidus

Red Sage – Salvia pentstemonoides

Lantana – Lantana urticoides

Yaupon Holly – Ilex vomitoria

Purple Coneflower – Echinacea purpurea