Texas Junior Naturalists
An online resource for students of nature and the outdoors.

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There's more to Texas Plant life than just bluebonnets, pecan trees and prickly pear. Because of the diversity of Texas soil regions and habitats, we have quite a variety of plant species. What are some of the plant species in your neighborhood? It's fun to find out and there are lots of resources available to help you figure it out.

Did you know that not only Native Americans used plants for medicinal purposes, but even today, many life-saving drugs are made from plant derivatives. Learn about medicinal uses for common Texas plants.


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