Most Central Texas native plants are naturally drought-tolerant, resistant to pests and diseases, require less fertilizing and pesticides, and are an important sources of food for wildlife including bees, butterflies, & birds out natural pollinator's.
For a complete list of native plants please go to the Austin GROW GREEN Guide to Central Texas plants. "Grow Green is a gardening education program that promotes sustainable landscaping practices. It addresses water quality and conservation, recycling, and an Integrated Pest Management philosophy, which encourages the least-toxic way to address pest issues" or www.wildflower.org the website of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center / The University of Texas at Austin.
Some of the aggressive plants that will kill and crowd out Native Texas Plants