Carolina Buckthorn

Carolina Buckthorn

Carolina Buckthorn – Frangula caroliniana

Carolina buckthorn can be found in shaded woodlands along streams in the Cross Timbers.  It makes a beautiful understory shrub/small tree in a landscape setting.  The red berries provide food for wildlife, especially birds.

Redroot

Redroot

Redroot – Ceanothus herbaceus

Redroot grows on limestone outcrops in our area.  They have showy inflorescences, shiny leaves, & reddish stems.  Most Ceanothus species are common in the chapparal of California.