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Useful and Edible Plants

10:30a to 11:30a
Sun, July 28, 2024
Bianca Banda
(956) 584-9156, x235

Learn about the plants of deep south Texas and their importance to people & wildlife.

A yucca stands in full bloom amongst the apricot flowers of the sweet acacia
Useful and Edible Plants at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park and World Birding Center

Bentsen Rio Grande Valley is home to many plant species that are unique to the area and have many, sometimes unexpected, uses.  Join us as we take a walk and explore some of these green wonders.

  • Bring:  Sunscreen, Hat, Water, Comfortable Shoes
  • Meet: Park Headquarters, Tram Turnaround
  • Registration:  Registration Not Required
  • Cost: Entry fee is $5 for ages 13 & older and FREE 12 & under (Park entry free with Texas State Park Pass.)

*Events and programs are subject to cancellation due to weather. Please contact park staff for more information and the latest updates.