Texas Wildflowers

I love walking the fields in our neighborhood, especially before the mowers come, when everything full and lush. Texas is famous for its wildflowers, but when we started building our house I only knew the names of two or three. So I started taking photos just to see how many different kinds I could add to my 'collection'.
My favorite resource for identification is The Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center. They have an extensive library of photos that is very easy to search.

http://www.wildflower.org/plants/

Bluebonnets

Yellow Wood Sorrel

Texas Winecup

Wallflower

Bluetip

Bristly Mallow

Bush Vetch

Cone Flowers

Coreopsis gigantea

Crow Poison

Dayflower

Fleabane

Hawks Beard

 Indian Paintbrush

Mesquite

Milkweed

Neglected Sunflower

Springbeauty

Snow on the Prairie

Purple Bindweed

Pink Lady

Red Clover

Poccoon


Yellow Sneezweed - Helenium amarum

Texas Star - Sabatia campestris


Silverleaf Nightshade


White Horse Nettle

Marsh Fleabane (Pluchea oderata)

2 comments:

  1. What a beautiful showing of Texas wild flowers! Some I have never seen before but living in Iowa that didn't surprise me.. I got to your blog by loving the handkerchief quilt so I'm just snooping around and I like what I see..have a great day!,

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