Common Name Texas Ranger, Texas Sage, Silverleaf, Cenizo, Purple Sage, Texas Barometerbush
Latin Name Leucophyllum frutescens
Native Habitat Texas, New Mexico, and northern Mexico
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Once or twice per month
Height X Width 6 feet X 6 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Felty gray, covered with soft hairs, evergreen
Garden Suitability Thornless, Moonlight, Butterfly
Ornamental Value Purple trumpet shaped flowers, evergreen silver leaves
Nature Value Butterflies and bees use flowers
Native American Uses None known
Links  
    Images and data http://www.floridata.com/ref/l/leuc_fru.cfm
    Images and data http://ag.arizona.edu/pima/gardening/aridplants/Leucophyllum_frutescens.html
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/54689/
    Images and data http://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/Leucophyllum_frutescens.htm
    Images and data http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/ornamentals/nativeshrubs/leucophyllumfrutes.htm
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Scrophulariaceae/Leucophyllum_frutescens.html
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/gallery/result.php?id_image=23033
    Distribution http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=LEFR3
   Nursery, images, and data http://www.landscapemart.com/lvl.php?pd1=shpid&pd1pid=leufruhc&pd2=shlist&pd2ord=l&pd2type=bn&pd2ord=l
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