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Texas sage

salviacoccinea.
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Leucophyllum frutescens, that lovely desert plant that grows so well here either as a stand-alone shrub or as hedging, had an extra burst of flowers after the first rains, which the bees had a feeding frenzy over, but the later storms brought off all the lovely pink flowers and scattered them around the base like a gorgeous pink carpet.
Cosmos bipinnatus (Asteraceae), Salvia splendens (Lamiaceae), Zinnia elegans (Asteraceae), Leucophyllum frutescens (Scrophulariaceae), and Helianthus debilis (Asteraceae) were somewhat less suitable annuals for snail growth, resulting in snails with mean shell heights of 10 to 20 mm and snail masses of 0.
En la tabla 2 se puede observar que en el matorral de porte bajo las especies con los valores mas altos en abundancia, dominancia e importancia fueron Leucophyllum frutescens, Cordia boissieri y Acacia amentacea, sumando 79.
Other shrubs and subshrubs, such as Diospyros texana, Jefea brevifolia, and Leucophyllum frutescens appeared to decline in cover by 2014, but these changes were not statistically significant.
12 31,68 9,92 6,25 Cylindropuntia imbricata 8 5,76 1,80 4,17 Cylindropuntia kleiniae 1 0,10 0,03 0,52 Opuntia macrocentra 47 58,75 18,40 24,48 Leucophyllum frutescens 11 11,44 3,58 5,73 Lycium berlandieri 6 3,66 1,15 3,13 Agave asperrima 9 12,87 4,03 4,69 Suma 192 319,38 100 100 Especie F F% VIR Parthenium argentatum 0,80 12,12 19,65 Chrysactinia mexicana 0,20 3,03 1,41 Larrea tridentata 0,80 12,12 14,72 Fouquieria splendens 0,20 3,03 7,66 Acacia berlandieri 0,20 3,03 2,37 Acacia constricta 0,20 3,03 2,05 Dalea scoparia 0,20 3,03 1,33 Dalea sp.
Others include Vitex agnus-castus (Chaste tree), Jatropha pandurifolia (Coral bush), Malvaviscus arboreus (Turkscap), Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (Shoe flower), Lycium arabicum, Leucophyllum frutescens (Texas ranger) and Carissa grandiflora (Natal plum).
Entre las especies principales se citan: Pithecellobium pallens, Acacia rigidula, Pithecellobium flexicaule, Celtis pallida, Cordia boissieri, Leucophyllum frutescens, Forestiera angustifolia y Acacia spp.
Varities and selections of Leucophyllum frutescens offer choices in form, leaf color, and flower color.
Leucophyllum frutescens or the Texas Ranger is a shrub or small tree that reacts to high humidity or rainfall, when the pretty pink flowers burst into bloom, driving the local bees into a feeding frenzy.