Recent rain means lush, bright wildflowers across Texas A Dogwood tree blooms in Michael Carmichael's garden at his home in Tyler, Texas along the Azalea and Spring Flower Trail on Tuesday March 19, 2019. ( Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph)/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP)
Recent rain means lush, bright wildflowers across Texas
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Experts say recent rain across much of Texas has contributed to a spectacular 2019 wildflowers season.

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department announced the colorful displays. They range from bluebonnets to buttercups. They include Indian blanket. Jason Singhurst is a botanist. He says admirers of wildflowers can expect more concentrations through April and into May.

Agency officials say Texas has plenty of photo opportunities. It has more than 90 state parks and nearly 6,000 plant species. 

Central Texas features bluebonnets. It also has Mexican hat and white milkwort. The Coastal Texas prairies have prairie clovers and silverleaf sunflowers. So do the barrier islands and South Texas.

East Texas has trout lilies. It also has wisteria and flowering dogwood. North Texas includes showy evening primrose. It also has fleabane and wild indigo.

West Texas has rigid paintbrush. And it has yellow rocknettle and the purple wooly locoweed.

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COMMENTS (4)
  • Jack-E2
    4/15/2019 - 10:55 a.m.

    this is great for Texas it should be great to have a variety of flowers in Texas I want to take a vacation there right now i really liked this article

  • Weston-E2
    4/15/2019 - 10:56 a.m.

    wow I didn't know that a type of rain can grow so many different flowers and that's really cool because it feels like that it has been winter for so long


  • Will-E2
    4/15/2019 - 10:57 a.m.

    This article is about rain in Texes that will cause the wildflower to bloom. It says it will look really cool. I can't wait! I like this article because of the snow that had some sand from texes in it.

  • Audrey-E2
    4/15/2019 - 10:59 a.m.

    I am going to tell you about recent rain lush bright wildflowers across texas. Experts say recent rain across much of Texas has contributed to a spectacular 2019 wildflowers season.

    The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department announced the colorful displays. They range from bluebonnets to buttercups. They include Indian blanket. Jason Singhurst is a botanist. He says admirers of wildflowers can expect more concentrations through April and into May.

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