• The Texas White House

    Lyndon B Johnson

    National Historical Park Texas

Mollusks

Southern Mapleleaf Mollusk

Southern Mapleleaf

Headwater spring pools and streams in the Texas Hill Country typically harbor few, if any, mussels, largely because the cool, clear waters lack sufficient phytoplankton and other foods needed to support mussel populations. There are two types of mussels that have been identified at Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park - the Yellow Sandshell (Lampsilis teres) and the Southern Mapleleaf (Quadrula apiculata).

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President Johnson's Boyhood Home

The lands and structures that make up Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park were donated by the Johnson family beginning with the LBJ Boyhood Home and Reconstructed Birthplace in 1969. More...