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Phlox predominant

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Here’s another picture showing how flowerful the spring of 2010 was. On April 12 of that year, Eve (my wife) and I drove east out of Austin into neighboring Bastrop County, where we spotted this wonderful display. The land was private property, but I put on my longest lens, walked up to the fence line, and did the best I could from there. The rich purple flowers are phlox (probably Phlox drummondii); the yellow ones are Texas groundsel (Senecio ampullaceus); the red are Indian paintbrushes (Castilleja indivisa). As always, click the image to see more detail.

© 2011 Steven Schwartzman

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

July 28, 2011 at 5:55 AM

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