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What’s That Smell? San Antonio Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Ready To Bloom

What’s That Smell? San Antonio Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Ready To Bloom

…that it’s on “full bloom watch” for what is believed to be the first corpse flowers to ever bloom in…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…across an unshorn farm field; the wildflowers native, planted, or renegade; the song or interview on the radio; the hills…

Texas’ Blooming Trees

Texas’ Blooming Trees

the Pineywoods canopy, and—because their flowers appear before their leaves, so that their lush greenery does not obscure the flowers—they…

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

…usually make a beeline indoors (or to the nearest swimming hole) on sweltering summer days, some of our native wildflowers

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

…accredited by the state, Texas leads the nation in making official our adoration of flowers, mammals, cultural practices, trees, crustaceans,…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

…shade. Were fascinated by the tiny flowers. Collected the bean pods for our games of pretend. Touched our fingertips to…

Flowers of Observation

Flowers of Observation

passionflowers and poppies, sunflowers and spider lilies, and his many other petaled subjects. Unlike most Texas wildflower-watchers, who search for…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Wildflowers along Texas 71 near Ellinger. (Photo by J. Griffis Smith) For the enlightened and adventurous traveler, serendipity transforms every…

Color in Motion

Color in Motion

…of my trip: seeing butterflies. In the Welcome Garden, the brilliant red, orange, and yellow flowers of a Mexican Flame…

Surprising Salado

Surprising Salado

…depictions of flowers with minute details—caught my eye. His composition Forest Floor, which features woodland flowers and curving grasses on…

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Nueces River Valley

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Nueces River Valley

…white flowers. Look also for the white flowers of native wild plum trees, pink-and-cream devil’s shoestring, bright red cedar sage,…

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Upper Coast

Trips to Bountiful 2010: Upper Coast

…here, including pitcher plant and the trail’s namesake sundew. This dime-sized plant’s white or pink flowers bloom in summer, as…

Trails of Rails

Trails of Rails

…the landscape, especially in white blossoms of dogwoods and purple-pink flowers of redbuds. When summer arrives, myriad shades of green…

Trips to Bountiful 2010

Trips to Bountiful 2010

…to Texas this year. One bonus for suffering through those dreary months: This year’s wildflowers could prove spectacular. Most of…

We are Marshall

We are Marshall

…for flowers and other plants, there’s a good chance they came from Marshall Pottery, in business since 1895. Touring the…

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