Nature Trails in Trophy Club Park (TCP)



An extensive cataloging of the plants within the Trophy Club Park (TCP) continues to be an ongoing project for KTCW. Cataloging the plant name, its location along the trail, origin (Orig), longevity (Long) and season of growth (SoG) are examples of the data being collected.


Org = Native (N) or Introduced (I)

Long = Annual (A), Bi-Annual (BA), or Perennial (P)

SoG = Cool (C) or Warm (W)


Below you will find some of the plants you may encounter on your hike through the park for the coming month. Range Plants of North Central Texas ­— A Land User's Guide to Their Identification, Value and Management, 2014, by Ricky J. Linex, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (right) is referenced for added insight and information (RPNCT). *KTCW is greatly appreciative for the use of imagery from this resource guide as an educational reference herein.


Plant, Species TCP Location RPNCT Page Orig-Long-SoG Flower Fruit
Canada wildrye, Elymus canadensis H10xGatexA p185 NPC 05-06 -
Prickly pear, Opuntia A20xF, H06, K p244 N 05-06 07-09
Common honeylocust, Gleditsia triacanthos D01 p266 N 05-06 09-10
Winter grape, Vitis cinerea A08 p330 N 05-06 09-11
Virginia creeper, Parthenocissus quinquefolia B04 p329 N 05-07 09-11
Virginia wildrye, Elymus virginicus H10xGatexA p186 NPC 05-08 -
Pink smartweed, Polygonum pensylvanicum L p147 NAW 05-09 -
Common or Prairie sunflower, Helianthus annuus/petiolaris D05, L p029,031 NAW 05-10 -
Johnsongrass, Sorghum halepense L p215 IPW 05-11 -
Sand dropseed (10), Sporobolus cryptandrus H04xBB6 p218 NPW 05-11 -


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