Trees and Shrubs
Historic landscaping efforts have provided the park with other trees such as Mexican Pistachio (Pistacia texana Swingle), Evergreen Sumac (Rhus virens A. Gray), Red Buckeye (Aesculus pavia L.), Chinese Cedar (Juniperus chinensis), Flowering Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora L.), Chinaberry (Melia azedarach L.), Edible Fig (Ficus carica L.), Creeping Fig (Ficus pumila L.), Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis L.), Mexican Buckeye (Ungnadia speciosa Endl.), and American Elm (Ulmus americana L.).
Did You Know?
Lyndon Johnson's first career was as a teacher and principal of a Mexican-American school in Cotulla, Texas. He later taught debate in Houston. Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park