A Field Guide to Southwestern and Texas Wildflowers
This guide, covering 1,505 species of wildflowers, groups flowers by color and plant characteristics for easy matching of pictures with specimens. With descriptions facing the more than 1,500 illustrations, all the information you need can be seen at a glance.
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achene Alien Alpine APRIL-JULY APRIL-JUNE APRIL-OCT APRIL-SEPT Ariz base Big Bend blae-green blae-parple blue Bluebell Family bracts bright broad CACTUS calyx central spines Common corolla corolla tube Coryphantha dark green dense disk flowers Disturbed places Eastern half erect stem Family FEB.-MAY flat flower stem flowerheads forests GLOBEMALLOW hairs half of Tex JULY-AUG JULY-SEPT JUNE-AUG JUNE-SEPT lancelike leaves leaf blades leafless stem leaflets Leaves linear linear leaves lip petal lower deserts MARCH-JUNE MARCH-MAY margins MAY-AUG MAY-SEPT MILKWEED Moist mountain meadows narrow Northern S.W. Note oblong Opantin oval Ovary pale yellow pedicels PENSTEMON PENSTEMON Penstemon petal lobes petiole Phlox pinnate pinnate leaves PL Sts plant PRICKLY PEAR purple racemes radial spines ray flowers red-parple reddish Sandy seedpods sepals short slender species spike spine cluster spiny Stamens stem leaves straplike Sunflower third of Tex tiny tips two-thirds of Tex umbels western woods yellow flowers yellow-green