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Texas Hill Country Nature

Welcome to

Wildflowers

of Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation

People who have never been to Texas often think the state is one big, hot, dusty desert with little color and even less wildlife. Maybe a cactus or two along a desolate highway, where tumbleweeds roll across, and a longhorn steer wandering around off in the distance. But that couldn't be further from the truth! Texas can be filled with beautiful, colorful flowers and a great deal of wildlife. Take a look at just a small sampling of some of the wildflowers you can find and what time of year you might see them. Spring (of course) is when many of the flowers are in bloom,
Spring would definitely be a great time of year to come, to walk with us.
Fall is also a wonderful time, when our oaks, our cherries show their beautiful colors!
BSB flora Conservation education plant life Texas: Gaillardia, native plants of Texas

Beauty of Texas

- Indian Blanket
- Gaillardia pulchella
- blooms April to June
- 4 - 12 inch high

Conservation education trail at Bear Springs Blossom Nature preserve BSB flora: Bladderpot a native wildflower of Texas

Vacation in Texas

- Bladderpod
- Lesquerella Fendleri
- blooms March - May
- 8 - 10 inch high

Blackfoot Daisy melampodium, native wildflower Texas

- Blackfoot Daisy
- Melampodium leucanthum
- blooms March to November
- 4 - 10 inch high

hummingbird

Hummingbird
in Texas
Hummingbird = Kolibri
its wings beat so fast
you hear
a loud hum


Science education biology plants BSB flora conservation in Texas: Claret cup, native cacti of Texas Hill Country

Native plants in Texas

- Claret Cup
- Echinocereus triglochidiatus
- blooms April to May
- 4 - 9 inch high

Butterflies are common at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve in the southern Texas Hill Country

Maximilian Sunflower
- helianthus maximiliani
- blooms August to October
- 3 - 12 ft high

longhorn


- The famous Texas Longhorn

- oh boy, best steaks in the world !!
(because of all the
beautiful Texas wildflowers)
longhorn once widespread cows, but fencing caused overgrazing, destroying nature



Excuse me -
NO wildflower, but as famous as
Texas wildflowers

- Texas Longhorn

May all your weeds be wildflowers ...



Claret cup a native cactus in the Texas Hill Country
* hedgehog-Cacti *


Beautiful colors, a lot of thorns

red, yellow, lilac, white
small to huge
most of the time limestone
and a lot of rocks ...
a few drops of rain

rain amount 1999 12 inch
No, not a month,
the whole year

rain amount in 2002 50 inches
NO, not in a year
in 5 days

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* A bright variety *
* look close - *
* something is always blooming *

horse crippler native cactus to Texas Hill Country, a horse gets lame when it steps into a horse crippler





- Horse-Crippler
- Echinocactus texensis
- known as Devils Head
- got his name, because
- when a horse stepped on it
- it got crippled
- blooms April - May

Texas friendly spoken here
- wild Cacti - blue blooming Wild-Lupines

Texas famous wildflower Blue Bonnet

Vacation in Texas

- Texas Bluebonnet
- Lupinus texensis
- blooms March to April
- 4 - 12 inch high

- The Texas Bluebonnet is
- the State flower of Texas

Blue Bonnet national wildflower of Texas





- Texas Bluebonnet meadow
- Lupinus texensis
- blooms March to April
- white, blue
- violet
- 4 - 12 inch high

- Texas State-Flower

sun

Native to Texas

- Texas Bluebonnet
- Lupinus texensis
- together with other
- Wildflowers

Texas mountain Laurel, a native evergreen shrub up to 20 foot tall with fragrant blossoms in Spring

Vacation in Texas

- Mountain Laurel
- Sophora secundiflora
- evergreen
- blooms
- white, blue to violet
- strong good fragrance
- blooms March to April
- up to 20 ft high

conservation education classes biology flora: Texas wildflower Agarita


Vacation in Texas

- Agarita
- Berberis trifoliolata
- blooms February
- evergreen
- good fragrance
- 1 - 10 ft high
- you can make a good
- jelly out of the berries

Texas Redbud a beauty when it blossoms in Spring
Native tree of BSB Redbud
Texas native tree Redbud


Beauty in Spring

- Redbud
- Cercis canadensis
- blloooms February
- leaves come after the bloom
- 3 varieties
- Eastern-, Texas-
- Mexican Redbud
- up to 45 ft high



Madrone tree, a special tree at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve
Conservation education on native trees of Texas: Arbutus xalapensis Madrone with fragrant blossoms
Madrone tree native to Texas

Very special to the TX Hill Country

- Madrone /Madrona
- or Naked Indian
- or Indian Lady's Leg
- Arbutus xalapensis
- blooms February to March,
- evergreen
- very rare, but we have over 160 of them
- red trunk
- white or pink flowers
- up tp 40 ft high



Monarch butterfly, Texas flora needs butterflies for germination, as part of the food chain

Wildlife in Texas

- Monarch
- butterfly

- What would the flowers do
- without the butterflies ? ..


twisted leaf Yucca does not need a lot of water, blooms beautiful at Bear Springs Blossom nature preserve

Vacation in Texas

- Twisted leaf Yucca
- Yucca rupicola
- blooms April to June
- 30 - 60 cm high
- flower stem up to 7 ft
- the deer love this flower

Sun shine on birds very often helping Texas native plants to grow, helping Texas wildlife to multiply





Sun
Vacation in Texas




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