Texas Wildflowers – Apr, 2015


Poppies, Apr 14, 2015

This shot was actually at the Wild Seed Farm, but it looked so cool to see the contrast of the colors – Img 47232 Wildseed

 

 

Showy Primrose, Apr 13, 2015

A nice field of Showy evening primrose (Oenothera speciosa) along Hwy 21 from Bastrop to San Marcus – Img 46956 Primrose Hwy21

 

Blue Curls, Apr 14, 2015

Phacelia congesta – This was the first time we had seen this flower and found large stands of this near Enchanted Rock. Also called spider flower. – Img 47021 Bluecurls Rr965

 

 

Paintbrush, Apr 14, 2015

Castilleja indivisa or Texas Paintbrush -Img 47036 Paintbrush Rr965

 

 

White Prickly Poppy and Dead Tree, Apr 14, 2015

Argemone albiflora subsp. texana – Saw fields and fields of the white prickly poppy. These were on the Willow City loop. Img 47112 Willowcityloop

 

Hog and Bluebonnets, Apr 14, 2015

This feral hog was cruising down the Willow City loop road – Img 47130 Willowloop

 

 

White prickly Poppy, Apr 14, 2015

Argemone albiflora subsp. texana – Saw fields and fields of the white prickly poppy. These were on the Willow City loop. – Img 47127 Willowloop Whitepricklypoppy

 

Bluebonnets, Apr 14, 2015

Good year for Lupinus texensis or Texas bluebonnet. You can also see a few Wine-Cups in the forground – Img 47148 Willowcity

 

Karin and the Poppies, Apr 14, 2015

Karin standing in a planted field of poppies behind Becker Vineyards. Had a late picnic lunch there with some wine – Img 47209 Beckervineyards

 

Green Thread, Apr 15, 2015

Thelesperma filifolium – Nice stand of Green Thread between Enchanted Rock and Turkey Peak on the Turkey Peak trail – Img 47341 Greenthread

 

 

Grape Creek Vineyards

Another picnic lunch, this time at Grape Creek – Img 47414 Grapecreek

 

Rose Vervain, Apr 15, 2015

Nice stand of verbena canadensis along FM2721 on the way to Johnston City – Img 47432 Roseverbena Fm2721

 

 

Texas Bluebonnet, Apr 15, 2015

Lupinus texensis along FM 2721 – Img 47464 Fm2721

Categories: Flowers

4 comments

  1. Pigs like Texas wildflowers too! (“Hog and Bluebonnets, Apr 14, 2015” photo)

  2. Good Technic with with depth of field (“Paintbrush, Apr 14, 2015” photo)

  3. good shot! (“Blue Curls, Apr 14, 2015” photo)

  4. Looks like he was “Cool” and a great picture of the moment. Hope you guys were not as close as it looks. (“Hog and Bluebonnets, Apr 14, 2015” photo)

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