Images by Bob Harms

Pictorial Flora of Purola Preserve, N. Hays County

Berberis trifoliolata
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Berberis in Central Texas, a morphological and phenological study,
with focus on hybridization of B. trifoliolata (Agarita) and B. swaseyi (Texas Barberry).
Madrones,   Junipers,   Mountain Laurel  and  Other Plants of N. Hays County.

Epipactis gigantea
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Epipactis gigantea
(Giant Hellebore)
Buchloë dactyloides
Selected Monocots of Central Texas: images from a large collection that includes grasses, sedges, rushes and 'other' monocots.

The Story of Kuru's Summer with Bob. Kuru was a foundling raccoon we raised to be free.
Tall KR Bluestem
Three decades with King Ranch Bluestem (Bothriochloa ischaemum var. songarica).

Crystallofolia (‘Frost Flowers’) in Central Texas

The Tobusch Fishhook Cactus (Ancistrocactus tobuschii)

Dolan Falls in Early March
Dolan Falls in Early October
Selected Flora of Dolan Falls

Observations on Sabal Ontogeny
Praha palmetto
The Palms of Praha, Texas.
SAMI Phyllotaxis
Spiral Phyllotaxis
in Sabal minor

Sabal Leaf Comparison
A Census of Texas Palmettos along Waller Creek on the U. Texas Campus.

Chinese Theatrical Masks, scanned from a packet of ten originals purchased in Leningrad in 1963.

Elbowbush (Forestiera pubescens), one of our earliest bloomers, has male and female flowers on separate bushes.
Purola Lake 2006
September 2006
Purola Lake 2007
July 2007
Purola Lake 2009
July 2009
Documenting the droughts of 2006 & 2008-9 in Northern Hays County.