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Texas Snowbell
Styrax texanus


Texas snowbell is endemic to the Edwards Plateau, growing on very few sites on rocky cliffs. It has slender, somewhat irregular branches whose light green leaves are conspicuously silver-white underneath. The clusters of lovely, delicate-appearing, white, bell-shaped flowers are produced in the spring. This plant is rated TOES I, which means it is an endangered species, that is, it is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range.

Plant Habit or Use: medium shrub
large shrub
small tree

Exposure: partial sun

Flower Color: white

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: drupe

Height: 15 to 18 feet

Width: 5 to 10 feet

Plant Character: deciduous

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements:

Soil Requirements: neutral

USDA Hardiness Zone: 8

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