Mercer Botanic Gardens

CPC institution Code: MERC
Hibiscus dasycalyx

Mercer Botanic Gardens is the Houston area's largest display of native and cultivated plants. This public garden rests on 180 acres with 2 miles of trails where the East Texas Pineywoods meet the Gulf Prairies and Marshes ecoregions. The Garden boasts many different plant collections, including gingers, perennials, ferns, tropicals, bamboo, Louisiana iris, daylilies, endangered species, and native plants. The Garden maintains a seed bank for the National Collection of Endangered Plants, a herbarium, botanical library, and illustration collections. Mercer Botanic Gardens and neighboring Mercer Arboretum are Harris County facilities and connect to the Cypress Creek Greenway Hike and Bike Trails.

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Taxon Family Global Rank Legal Status Sponsorship Status
Symphyotrichum puniceum var. scabricaule Asteraceae T2 UR Sponsored
Chloris texensis Poaceae G2 Sponsored
Cypripedium kentuckiense Orchidaceae G3 Sponsored
Hibiscus dasycalyx Malvaceae G1 LT Sponsored
Hymenoxys texana Asteraceae G2 LE Sponsored
Isoetes louisianensis Isoetaceae G2 LE Sponsored
Leitneria pilosa ssp. pilosa Simaroubaceae T2 Sponsored
Physaria pallida Brassicaceae G1 LE Sponsored
Liatris cymosa Asteraceae G2
Liatris tenuis Asteraceae G3
Lindera melissifolia Lauraceae G3 LE Sponsored
Rayjacksonia aurea Asteraceae G1 Sponsored
Phlox nivalis ssp. texensis Polemoniaceae T2 LE Sponsored
Physostegia correllii Lamiaceae G2 UR
Physostegia longisepala Lamiaceae G2
Thalictrum texanum Ranunculaceae G2 Partially Sponsored
Trillium texanum Melanthiaceae G3 UR
Liatris bracteata Asteraceae G2
Thurovia triflora Asteraceae G2
Leavenworthia texana Brassicaceae G1 LE Sponsored
Rudbeckia scabrifolia Asteraceae G3 Partially Sponsored
Silene subciliata Caryophyllaceae G3 Sponsored
Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleri Asteraceae T2
Cyperus cephalanthus Cyperaceae G3
Abronia macrocarpa Nyctaginaceae G2 LE Sponsored
Agalinis navasotensis Orobanchaceae G1 UR
Bartonia texana Gentianaceae G2 UR
Platanthera chapmanii Orchidaceae G2
Yucca cernua Asparagaceae G1

Conservation Contacts

Stephen Dubois
Anita Anna Tiller
Kari Hernandez
Botanical Collections Curator
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Director 1
Botanist 2
Botanical Collections Curator 3
Education Director 4