botany

A Local Boy’s Pioneering Efforts To Protect the Big Thicket in East Texas

February 28, 2023 | By Traces of Texas

The Big Thicket of Southeast Texas is one of Earth’s most biodiverse regions, home to more than 4,300 documented species of plants, animals, and insects.

Lindheimer’s Texas

October 20, 2015 | By

Known as the “Father of Texas Botany,” Ferdinand J. Lindheimer (1801-1879) discovered a plant collector’s paradise when he arrived to the Texas frontier in 1836.

Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price

Subscribe

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.