Texas:  First People        (Also see Mexican Medicine, Spanish Medicine)

Tonkawas tribal shelter, carved by Onion Creek thousands of years ago.  Tonkawas were the last Native Americans to inhabit the Austin, Texas area.  Continuous habitation from 500AD to mid1800s.

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Ritual altar, carving and processing table, Seminole Canyon, Texas (near Langtry). Close-up reveals patina of dried blood and organic material, carving marks.                
More photos of Native American shelters.

TREES/SHRUBS

Chinaberry

Cypress

Juniper

Live Oak

Mistletoe

Osage

Pecan

Vitex

Yaupon

White Flowers

Buffalo Gourd

Wapato

Queen Anne's Lace

Achillea

Mayapple

Mesquite

Rue (Ruda)

Spring Cress

White Dog Tooth Violet                                                                        

Snakeroot

Solomon Seal

Spring Beauty

Nicotiana

Horse Nettle

Yucca

Yellow Flowers

Dandelion

Goat's Beard

Goldenrod

Mullein

Opuntia (Prickly Pear)

Rattlebush

Spatterdock

Velvetleaf

Wood Betony

Wood Sorrel

Red Flowers

Butterfly Milkweed

Cardinal Flower  

Mexican Hat

Paintbrush

Wild Onion

Blue Flowers

Beebalm

Bluebonnet

Chicory

Passion Flower

Pickeralweed

Self Heal

Spiderwort

Green Flowers

Epazote

Lamb's Quarters

Medicine Hat (red and green)