• View of Indian Cliffs from the Devils River.

    Amistad

    National Recreation Area Texas

Freshwater Plants

Nature and Science

NPS Photo

Lake Amistad is home to several species of aquatic plants. Pondweed and Hydrilla are the most common, seen in abundance around the edge of the lake. They provide shelter for the young fish and invertebrates that feed the trophy bass our visiting fishermen catch.

Did You Know?

Cenizo blooms when it rains.

Cenizo (or Purple Sage) is often called "barometer bush" because it blooms shortly after a major rain.