We are working on a web-based interactive site for learning the plants of the National Wildlife Refuges. Check it out at http://swbiodiversity.org/seinet/projects/index.php?proj=24
. Click on Balcones Canyonlands and then have fun exploring the site. You can have the list of plants for the refuge displayed with pictures, play a game where you get to identify the species based on a picture, or just see information for each species.
You will find that we have a lot of work to do on this, especially to get good photos of all our plants. Currently, we have just loaded our list in and connected it to pictures as available on the web, but hopefully you can see the potential. Try this out -- click on Games (upper right) and then Flash Card Quiz. Under Options - Filter quiz by taxonomic group, select Onagraceae or Verbenaceae. Be sure to check the box below that to display the common name. If you give up, there is an option for "Tell me what it is!" If you are brave, try the Asteraceae, one of which is pictured here. This site is based on a collaboration with the National Park Service. Let us know if you would use this once it is fully developed.