BSB directory BSB Education BSB lectures Patient Earth Updated conservation  education. Germany has a lot of wildflowers. People enjoy looking at all the different wild flowers, orchids, swamp blossoms
In the Logo of Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation, international charitable nonprofit organization is a blossom, a wild flower growing next to the BSB pond, where once bears were roaming. Today we provide nature conservation education to all countries on Earth Signature of Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation, international charitable nonprofit organization Wild flower grow all over Earth. Almost all  colors are shown in wildflower blossoms. Texas is a big state and has many wild flowers, often called weed. Several flowers are endangered in the Texas Hill Country because urban sprawl takes away their places to grow. US air quality is a sad story. High energy demand is served by outdated energy production. High energy demand can be reduced by nature conservation through education. Low education levels resulting in high pollution, low water quality. Earth's environment depends on water. United States industry is endangering US water quality. United States industry + households have a high water demand, producing greenhouse gases resulting in climate change. BSB-research published in these news helps to keep Nature beautiful + to secure our future! Keep Earth beautiful to have a better life!

Wild flowers

Many wildflower photos are taken at BSB Nature Preserve.
Between 1890 and 1910 overgrazing destroyed big parts of the old Texas landscape, soil eroded, washed away. Nowadays our limestone slopes don't support many wildflowers, but where soil is left you will see many beautiful wildflowers, Texas Hill Country area.
showy white flowers are Black foot daisy make up, a native Texas wildflower in the Texas Hill Country, photographed blooming in Spring at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve showy pink flowers, a native Texas wildflower,  Texas Hill Country, photographed blooming in Spring at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve milkweed texana, a native plant or wildflower of Texas can be seen at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation 128 acre Nature reserve in the southern Texas Hill Country
wildflowers in spring at Bear Springs Blossom Nature preserve in the Texas Hill Country, where nature conservation and nature education are the main priorities
Spring wildflower area at
Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve

Chrysactinia mexicana - Damianita
strongly scented shrub - blooms June to October
Yellow evening Primrose, wildflower photo taken at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve in the Texas Hill Country Evening pleasure
- Yellow evening primrose
- Oenothera missouriensis
- blooms April to June
- blossoms open only in the evening
mimosa fragrant mimosa borealis  wild flower photo taken at nature education conservation garden of nature preserve - Fragrant Mimosa
- Mimosa borealis
- blooms April to July
- fragrant
- 4 - 6 feet shrub
- Deciduous
- soil well drained
Gaillardia or fire wheel wildflower picture taken at nature education garden of nature preserve in Texas Beauty of Texas

- Indian Blanket
- Gaillardia pulchella
- blooms April to June
- 4 - 12 inch high
Texas wildflower puccoon yellow lithospermum incisum - Puccoon
- Lithospermum incisum
- blooms March to May
- all soils
- Perennial
tropical sage Salvia coccinea wildflower photo taken at nature conservation area of nature preserve

- Tropical Sage
- Salvia coccinea
- blooms February to October
- 6 to 30 inches tall
- Perennial

Texas wildflower yellow Bladderpot blooming at Bear Springs Blossom BSB

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- Bladderpod
- Lesquerella Fendleri
- blooms March - May at Nature Preserve
- 8 - 10 inch high

Navajo tea, Thelesperma simplicifolium, a native wildflower in the Texas Hill Country, photographed at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve

- Navajo Tea
- Thelesperma simplicifolium
- bloom May to November
- Perennial

Penstemon triflorus, a native wildflower in the Texas Hill Country, photographed at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve

- Scarlet Penstemon
- Penstemon triflorus
- blossoms show April to May
- Perennial

beautiful Texas wildflower Blackfoot Daisy

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

Texas native wildflower Indian Blanket

- Indian Blanket
- or Fire-wheel
- Gaillardia pulchella
- 5 - 10 inch

* A bright variety *
* cacti + wild flowers
* look close - *
* something is always blooming *


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

Texas Blue Bonnet wildflower meadow

Vacation in Texas

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

- The Texas Bluebonnet is
- the State flower of Texas

 Texas famous wildflowers Blue Bonnet

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

- Texas State-Flower

No wildflower would bloom without Earth's sun

Native to Texas

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

Mountain Laurel is a evergreen shrub up to a tree blooming white to lilac in Texas 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

Agarita a Texas native shrub blooms very early in spring, the flowers color the landscape. Native agarita produces berries that can be eaten by humans

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 native Redbud native tree in Central Texas. photo taken at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve
Redbud cercis canadensis, photo taken at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve
Native Texas Redbud with blossoms

Beauty in Spring

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

Texas Madrone tree arbutus has beautiful flowers
only in 13 counties in Texas the Madrone tree is growing
Madrone tree, arbutus, a rare tree in The Texas Hill Country

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
300 of them
- red trunk
- white or pink flowers
- up to 40 ft high

Science Biology: Mexican plum tree, prunus mexicana, a small showy tree

- Mexican Plum
- Prunus mexicana
- blooms February to March
- fragrant blossoms
- bees love it
- white flowers
- tree up to 20 ft high

Mexican buckeye, Ungnadia speciosa, shrub in The Texas Hill Country

- Mexican Buckeye
- Ungnadia speciosa
- blooms February to March,
- fragrant pink blossom
- well drainded soil needed
- shrub up to 25 ft high

BSB Science Biology: twisted leafed Yucca, yucca rupicola,  a Texas native succulent blooming in the wild

Vacation in Texas

- Twisted leaf Yucca
- Yucca rupicola
- blooms April to June
- 1 ft to 2 ft high
- flower-stem up to 7 ft
- the deer love this flower

Earth's Sun provides warmth and energy for wild flowers, native plants, flora, fauna

Earth's sun provides the energy for all birds, wildflowers, for butterflies, wildlife, native flowers, mammals,  humans

Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve
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Chrysactinia mexicana - Damianita
strongly scented shrub - blooms June to October
The home of the Madrones is the
TX Hill Country - you can see over 300 at
Bear Springs Blossom

A wildflower is a wild flower growing wild, meaning it was not intentionally seeded or planted. Wildflower meadows are mostly man made, but in same places Nature provided us with this treat.
The term "wildflower" is found in many languages, for example Germany has the word "Wildblumen". Wildflower are neither a hybrid nor a selected cultivar - it appears in the wild as a native plant.
Scientists do not like the term wildflower and generally try to be more specific - the latin names for our wildflowers are used all over Earth and make it much easier to talk about the same plant species.

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texas wildflowers on a wildflower meadow with horses watching blue, pink and wild flowers

Keep Nature on Earth Beautiful - live a sustainable life and enjoy all the wild flowers

Baeron watching wildflowers at Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve, where nature conservation is an active task every day
"I will protect you, dear Anemone"
Anemone heterophylla - wind-flower

Mother Nature has problems to handle Father 'Greed'.
Many new studies show, that Father 'Greed' is fighting Mother Nature!

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