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Texas sage

salviacoccinea.
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Reveal Radio: But Not a Drop to Drink, by Neena Satija - For decades, residents of El Cenizo and Rio Bravo along the Texas-Mexico border have struggled to obtain safe, reliable drinking water.
granjeno (Celtis pallida), cenizo (Leucophyllum frutescens), white brush (Aloysia texana), prickly pear (Opuntia lindheimeri), tasajillo (Opuntia leptocaulis), and Condalia are dominant plants in most of these communities.
The novel begins with what will be the central fulcrum of the work: Sierva Maria de Todos los Angeles, the only child of the Marquis of Casalduero, is bitten by "[u]n perro cenizo con un lucero en la frente" (15) in the central market of the city as she accompanies "una sierva mulata a comprar una ristra de cascabeles para la fiesta de sus doce anos" (15).
Gomez picked up the winning ride on the Julio Canani-trained Cenizo in an $18,000 claimer when original rider Martin Pedroza cried off.
Transportation Infrastructure and Quality of Life for Disadvantaged Populations: A Pilot Study of El Cenizo Colonia in Texas by Southwest University Transportation Center and Texas Transportation Insitute.
Vegetation in the plots included blackbrush (Acacia rigidula), guajillo (Acacia berlandieri), honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa), Texas prickly pear cactus (Opuntia engelmannii), tasajillo (Opuntia leptocaulis), strawberry cactus (Echinocereus enneacanthus), cenizo (Leucophyllum frutescens), guayacan (Guaiacum angustifolium), leather stem (Jatropha dioica), lotebush (Ziziphus obtusifolia), Spanish dagger (Yucca treculeana), and other species.
On the banks of the Rio Grande, about fifteen miles south of Laredo, Lopez's colonia, El Cenizo, named for a hardy borderlands shrub, is one of more than 1,400 colonias that have sprung up between Brownsville and El Paso.
Presidential Permit application for a new railroad crossing at a location between Rio Bravo and El Cenizo, Texas, just south of Laredo, and will file that application by year's end.
Now, however, it appears that efforts to hold anyone responsible for the 2013 public health crisis in Rio Bravo and El Cenizo are sputtering to an inconclusive end.
Common plants of the study area include blackbrush acacia (Acacia rigidula), cenizo (Leucophyllum frutescens), Euphorbia prostrata, oreja de perro (Tiquilia canescans), and skeleton-leaf goldeneye (Vigiuera stenoloba).
In Rio Bravo and El Cenizo, two former colonias on the Texas border, residents have spent decades fighting for basic services, including safe, reliable drinking water.