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Welcome to the TTU Plant Resource Database


The Texas Tech University Plant Resource Database serves as a reference for selecting, identifying, and learning about plants that are well-suited or commonly grown in the West Texas Panhandle. 


Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii

Additional Database Resources

In addition to accessing West Texas plant photos and information, you might also want to check out our other resources:


Coming Soon

The TTU Plant Resource Database is an ever-growing project, and there are several new branches (zing!) in the works:

  • Turfgrass Guide - a guide to selecting turfgrass varieties that will perform in West Texas summers, winters, sun, shade, and everything in between
  • Pests & Pollinators - a guide to identifying, controlling, and supporting the non-plant inhabitants of our landscapes
  • Planting Design - tips and examples of plant combinations and design considerations to help guide your plant selection

TTU Plant Resources