I was out in mid-April this year and photographed this perfect example of Erodium texanum also known as the Texas Stork's Bill. If you know geraniums, … [Read more...] about Texas Stork’s Bill and Its Prolific Cousin
Sandbells (Nama hispidum, family: Hydrophyllaceae) are wildflowers I generally see around April and May in my part West Texas. They are easily … [Read more...] about Beautiful, Hardy Sandbells
Leavenworth's Eryngo, Eryngium leavenworthii, is a very distinctive member of the carrot family (Apiaceae) which includes the popular culinary herbs: … [Read more...] about Leavenworth’s Eryngo- Purple Pineapple of the Prairie
Pictured here is an example of Lygodesmia texana, the Skeleton Plant. This is a strange looking plant because of the green flower stems … [Read more...] about Skeleton Plant Lygodesmia texana
One of my favorite wild flowers is the Basket Flower, Centaurea americana. It grows in many places across Texas. I love the delicate petals of this … [Read more...] about Orange Skipperling on a Basket Flower.