On Saturday, Lange's family and friends marked the anniversary of his death by gathering in the parking lot of the school at 2815 Mistflower
I knew immediately that my neighbor was a real gardener, as those showy blooms could be identified as the native blue mistflower
known botanically as Conoclinium coelestinum.
The adults nectar from flowers including fogfruit, salt marsh fleabane, blue mistflower
, thistle, verbena, red clover, and sweet pepperbush.
05) occurred in frequency of coastal mistflower
1 year after burning.
Common understory species include Virginia wildrye (Elymus virginicus), trichloris, Texas wintergrass, knotroot bristlegrass, Texas bristlegrass (Setaria texana), brownseed paspalum, rustyseed paspalum (Paspalum langei), little bluestem, eastern gamagrass, old-man's beard (Clematis drummondii), mistflower
(Eupatorium odoratum), and catbrier (Smilax bona-nox).
Retama, manzanita, white bush, chilipiquin, chapotillo, Berlandier wolfberry (Lycium berlandieri), Texas ebony, tropical sage, pigeon-berry, cenizo, black mimosa, Texas lantana, Texas kidneywood (Eysenhardtia texana), Texas paloverde, tenaza, la coma, tepeguaje, mistflower
, and anacahuita flowered.