Wild About Texas


Wildflower Sightings

Margaret & Hugo I says:

Lots of yellow flowers on Interstate 10 west of Kerrville (not sure if labeled correctly). Stopped at the picnic area off interstate, about halfway to Mountain Home, for first two pictures. Head north on 783, past James Avery, to the Ridge Marketplace, which has a nursery, outdoor gardens, and a bakery/restaurant. A hidden gem of the hill country that we happened to discover. The food was excellent, and I highly recommend the sauteed spinach. If I ate spinach like that growing up, I would have not hated it all my life!

Plants Seen: Giant Coreopsis

Sighted on: 2020-05-03

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Margaret & Hugo I says:

The first image with the butterfly was taken outside Blanco State Park, just before state parks reopened. Then, head north to Johnson City, where this field is in the center of the 281 and 290 intersection. Kids need to get out more? Just north of Johnson City is the Exotic Resort Zoo, which has changed its business model to a drive-thru safari, but check their website for ticket info.

Plants Seen: Coreocarpus

Sighted on: 2020-04-19

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Margaret & Hugo I says:

Happy Easter! Resurrection Church has some beautiful flowers. Too bad churches are closed for Corona Virus on Easter, but I'm sure they will welcome a donation! Also, you can head north to Llano to view Llano Earth Arts Fest (LEAF) at the city park by the Llano River. Plus, found these flowers north of Llano in Pontotoc, TX. Good way to escape the Corona Virus cabin fever!

Plants Seen: Texas Bluebonnet

Sighted on: 2020-04-11

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