Wild About Texas

Wildflowers

Wildflower Sightings

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Shelley B says:

3 large groups of flowers in a pasture

Plants Seen: Texas Bluebell

Sighted on: 2014-07-13

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Sighted on: 2014-07-04

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Dennis R says:

Took a bit to identify because we've never seen a yucca flower like this one.

Plants Seen: Yucca Smalliana

Sighted on: 2014-06-18

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Nikki S says:

The Bluebonnets are long gone but due to recent rainfall, Mason Texas has many new wildflowers. Indian Blankets, Engelmann's, Coreopsis, Mexican Prickly Poppy and lavender-hued Texas Vervain. Please come visit Mason, Texas for your roadside viewing opportunities. Please stop by the Mason County Chamber of Commerce for a map of our county and directions to these beautiful wildflower sightings!

Plants Seen: Engelmann's Daisy, Indian Blanket, Pale Mexican Pricklypoppy, Texas Vervain

Sighted on: 2014-06-02

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Doni S says:

Vines growing across road from our pond. Wonderful orange colored flowers. I easily identified Thanks to wildflowersightings.org
Thanks very much.

Plants Seen: Trumpet Creeper

Sighted on: 2014-05-27

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Ken B says:

Hi Doni, I'm glad the site was helpful! Thank you for contributing!

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Mary V says:

Sighted 2 "clumps" of: Leucocrinum montanum, commonly known as the sand lily, starlily or mountain lily

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Sighted on: 2014-05-25

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Kenny C says:

Indian blanket, baby's breath

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Sighted on: 2014-05-24

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Jim M says:

Bluebonnets are peaking, Indian Paintbrush in orange & pink, etc, etc. It's hit & miss going down the roads. Where they had showers, there's flowers.

Plants Seen: Bluebonnets, Texas Indian Paintbrush

Sighted on: 2014-04-24

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Ken B says:

Lots of spring flowers if you look for them! Quite a few Prairie nymph blooming right now. Oh yeah, bluebonnets and a few paintbrush left as well.

Plants Seen: Purple Prairie Verbena, Tall Poppymallow, Texas Yellowstar, Prairienymph, Indian Blanket

Sighted on: 2014-04-23

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Sighted on: 2014-04-22

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Steve R says:

at the outpatient care facility. huge dense field of yellow 65% red paintbrush 30% and immature bluebonnet 5%

Plants Seen: Bluebonnets, Indian Paintbrush

Sighted on: 2014-04-18

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Steve R says:

large expansive views of indian paint brush. not much west of gonzalas until seguin.

Plants Seen: Indian Paintbrush

Sighted on: 2014-04-18

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Lam T says:

Beautiful located off the shoreline of Lake Grapevine. This is a treasure full of bountiful bluebonnets.

Plants Seen: Bluebonnets

Sighted on: 2014-04-17

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Angela M says:

Bluebonnet fields along Meyersville. Didn't drive the entire road, but found several fields not far from 1155.

Plants Seen: Bluebonnets

Sighted on: 2014-04-16

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Kenneth F says:

Gorgeous, thanks for sharing.

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Angela M says:

This was my favorite spot on my trip. There were some donkeys on the left at the turn onto Whitman. My camera isn't much so forgive the poor quality. On the other side is a thick area of flowers. Both sides are fenced in, but I like trying to take pictures with the fence in it. This is my one day where I try to act like I know what I'm doing!

Plants Seen: Bluebonnets, Indian Paintbrush

Sighted on: 2014-04-13

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Ken B says:

Wow! Great photos. Thanks for sharing!

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Angela M says:

Went down Flewellen and came across a nice field where the road takes a turn to the left.

Plants Seen: Bluebonnets, Indian Paintbrush

Sighted on: 2014-04-13

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Wanda W says:

Between 380 & Eldorado
Sparse but still popular...lots of families out there for pictures.

Plants Seen: Bluebonnets

Sighted on: 2014-04-12

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Cliff M says:

Made a trip along Willow City Loop off Hwy 16 near Fredericksburg. Very few Wildflowers to be seen. Too much development in the area. Used to be such a great place to see Bluebonnets. Still great views of the hills, but sadly very few wildflowers.

Plants Seen: Bluebonnets

Sighted on: 2014-04-09

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Cliff M says:

Fairly good stands on both sides of Hwy 281.

Plants Seen: Bluebonnets, Indian Paintbrush

Sighted on: 2014-04-09

Sighted on: 2014-04-08

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Mimi T says:

Take FM 783 out of Doss, Texas. Bluebonnets begin just before the Mason County line. They are not as showy this year, but there are some beautiful "BLUE SCENES" along this drive. We had rain in Fredericksburg over the weekend. Hopefully, Willow City got a drink! I'll keep you posted.

Plants Seen: Texas Bluebonnet

Sighted on: 2014-04-04

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Bill P says:

I've posted some images from my early-season travels across Bastrop, Caldwell, Gonzales and Wilson Counties. I don't have much to add to the sightings already reported in these areas ... large displays can be found across the region but are relatively few and far between. Northeastern Wilson County has the most consistent displays that I've encountered thus far.

Unlike years past, I have opted not to disclose specific locations. I appreciate your understanding. That said, I will share my general forecast that I expect the best bluebonnet displays this year to be in Navarro, Limestone and Freestone Counties, peaking around April 17-21.

Enjoy, and happy hunting ...

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Plants Seen: Bladderpod, Crown Tickseed, Drummond Phlox, Indian Paintbrush, Plains Wild Indigo, Prickly Poppy, Texas Bluebonnet, Texas Groundsel, blue celestials

Sighted on: 2014-04-02

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Ronald B says:

Plants looking better; larger, may be a good year. Son and bride wanted a sunrise wedding in the bluebonnets. The bluebonnets are still a little small.

Plants Seen: Bluebonnets

Sighted on: 2014-04-02

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Ronald B says:

Plans are small, appear late due to the late freezes. May be late blooming this year. Washington County sign on 290 does not have many plants yet.

Plants Seen: Bluebonnets, Indian Painbrush

Sighted on: 2014-04-02

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Cliff M says:

Quite a few patches of Bluebonnets and Indian Paintbrush on the sides of Hwy 29.

Plants Seen: Bluebonnets, Indian Paintbrush

Sighted on: 2014-04-01