Native Species

Useful and desirable plants native to central Texas

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Central Texas native trees and other central Texas native plants are the core of our business here at Hill Country Natives.

Use this page to “window-shop” for native plants. Once you know what you want, visit our Shop page to see what’s actually available right now and place your order. Not every plant on our Native Species List will be available at any given time, but we’ll do our best to accommodate special requests. If you have questions or want some assistance, email us.

Thank you for choosing Hill Country Natives.

NATIVE LARGE TREES DSC02386

Anacua Ehretia anacua – Size: 36-72ft
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Bald Cypress Taxodium distichum – Size: 75-120ft

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Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa – Size: 80-100ft
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Cedar Elm Ulmus crassifolia – Size: 50-70ft
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Chinquapin Oak Quercus muehlenbergii – Size: 50-110ft
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Honey Locust, Thornless Gleditsiatriacanthos var. inermis – Size: 66-100ft DSC02348
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Lacey Oak Quercus laceyi – Size: 60ft
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Live Oak Quercus fusiformis hybrid – Size: 60-80ft 

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1 Row of our nursery on a summer afternoon.

Monterey Oak Quercus polymorpha – Size: 30-50ft
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Montezuma Cypress Taxodium Mucronatum – Size: 75-130ft

Red Alder Alnus rubra - Size: 60-100ft
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Acacia Sprouts

Red Mulberry Morus rubra – Size: 50-70ft
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Sassafras Sassafras albidum – Size: 40-80ft
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Wild Black Cherry  Prunus serotina – Size: 70-80ft

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Arizona Cypress, left & Chilean Mesquite, right

NATIVE MEDIUM-SIZED TREES 

American Smoke Tree Continus obovatus - Size: 15-30ft
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Anacua Ehretia anacua – Size: 36-72ft
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Flame Leaf Sumac

Arizona Cypress Hesperocyparis arizonica – Size: 30-45ft

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Blackjack Oak Quercus marilandica – Size: 36-72ft

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Young Yaupon Holly’s

Wild Black Cherry  Prunus serotina – Size: 70-80ft
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Chickasaw Plum Prunus angustifolia – Size: 15-25ft
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Escarpment Black Cherry AKA Escarpment Wild Cherry Prunus serotina var. eximia – Size: 35-55ft
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Section A, where we raise our 1 gallons.

Lacey Oak Quercus laceyi – Size: 60ft
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Little Walnut Juglans microcarpa – Size 20ft
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Red Alder Alnus rubra - Size: 60-100ft
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Live Oak

Red Mulberry Morus rubra – Size: 50-70ft
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Retama Parkinsonia aculeata – Size: 15-36ft
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Sassafras Sassafras albidum – Size: 40-80ft
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Adapted Banana Tree in our “tropical” demonstration garden.

Texas Ash Fraxinus texensis – Size: 40-50ft
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Texas Madrone Arbutus xalapensis – Size: 15-30ft
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Texas Red Oak Quercus buckleyi – Size: 30-50ft
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Holy Leaf Cherry

Texas Persimmon Diospyros texana – Size: 12-36ft
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Texas Pistachio Pistacia mexicana
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Texas Redbud Cercis canadensis var. texensis – Size: 30-40ft
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Vasey Oak Quercus vaseyana – Size: 12-36ft
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Plants thriving in part shade.

Western Soapberry Sapindus saponaria var. drummondii – Size: 40-50ft
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NATIVE SMALL TREES 

Anacacho Orchid Bauhinia lunarioides – Size: 6-12ft
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Madrone

American Smoke Tree Cotinus obovatus – Size: 15-30ft 
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Bigtooth Maple Acer grandidentatum – Size: 10-15ft 
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Carolina Buckthorn Frangula caroliniana – Size: 10-20ft
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Young Texas Red Bud

Carolina Cherry Laurel Prunus caroliniana – Size: 25-40ft
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Chalk Maple Acer saccharum leucaderme – Size: 20-30ft
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Mountain Laurel

Chisos Rosewood Vauquelinia corymbosa ssp. angustifolia – Size: 9-15ft 
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Coralbush (Coral Bean) Jatropha multifida – Size: 8-10ft
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Desert Willow Chilopsis linearis – Size: up to 24ft
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Eve’s Necklace Styphnolobium affine – Size: 15-30ft
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Indian Shot

Indian Shot

 

Flameleaf Sumac Rhus lanceolata – Size: 20-30ft
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Goldenball Leadtree Leucaena retusa – Size: 15-25ft
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Chilean Mesquite

Mexican Buckeye Ungnadia speciosa – Size: 12-30ft 
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Mexican Olive AKA Texas Wild Olive Cordia boussierii – Size: up to 30ft
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Texas Mountain Laurel Sophora secundiflora – Size: 15-25ft (reaches up to 50ft in ideal

Blooming in mid summer

Blooming in mid summer

conditions)
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Mountain Mahogany Cercocarpus montanus – Size: 30ft
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Mexican Plum Prunus mexicana – Size: 15-38ft
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Seedlings

Seedlings

Possumhaw Ilex decidua – Size: 15-30ft
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Roughleaf Dogwood Cornus drummondii – Size: 15-30ft DSC02366
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Texas Buckeye Aesculus glabra var. arguta – Size: up to 40ft
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Wafer Ash Ptelea trifoliata – Size: 20-26ft
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Wax Myrtle (Southern Bayberry; Candleberry) Morella cerifera – Size: 20ft
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Blanco Crab Apple tree

Blanco Crab Apple tree

NATIVE SHRUBS

Agarita Mahonia trifoliolata – Size: 6ft x 6ft
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American Beautyberry Callicarpa americana – Size: 4-9ft X 4-9ft DSC02304
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Aromatic Sumac Rhus aromatica – Size: 6-12ft X 4-12ft
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Bee Brush Aloysia gratissima – Size: 6-10ft
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Cenizo Leucophyllum frutescens – Size: 3-8ft x 2-6ft
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Deciduous Holly (Possumhaw) Ilex decidua – Size: 15-30ft
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Weeping Bald Cypress

Weeping Bald Cypress

Elderberry, Common Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis – Size: 10ft X 5ft
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Dog Hobble Leucothoe axillaris – Size: 5ft x 9ft DSC02292
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Esperanza Tecoma stans – Size: 10-15ft
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Evergreen Sumac Rhus virens – Size: 8-12ft
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Flame Acanthus Anisacanthus quadrifidus – Size: 3-5ft
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Hollyleaf Cherry Prunus ilicifolia – Size: up to 30ft
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Fragrant Mimosa Flower

Fragrant Mimosa Flower

Kidneywood Eysenhardtia texana – Size: 3-12ft
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Little-Leaf Sumac Rhus microphylla – Size: 4-16ft DSC02315
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Fragrant Mimosa Mimosa borealis – Size: 2-6ft

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Mx Silk Tassel Garrya ovata – Size: 6-12ft
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Red Yucca Hesperaloe parviflora – Size: 2-3ft
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Blanco Crab Apple tree

Blanco Crab Apple tree

Spicebush Lindera benzoin – Size: 15ft
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Turk’s Cap Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii – Size: 2-9ft
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Velvetpod Mimosa Mimosa dysocarpa – Size: 2-6ft DSC02309
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Yaupon Holly Ilex vomitoria – Size: 15-30ft (Prune to size and shape desired)
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NATIVE PERENNIALS

Coneflower (Echinacea), Eastern Purple Echinacea purpurea U (medicinal)

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NON-NATIVES

Flowering Senna Senna corymbosa
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