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The following photographs, taken by Bill Lindemann of Fredericksburg, Texas, represent some of the common wildflowers of Central Texas. These photographs are copyrighted and should not be reproduced without consent.

Specimens are categorized by family names. Common and scientifc names are also listed.

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Snake Herb
Dyschoriste linearis
Family Acanthaceae

False Honeysuckle
Siphonoglossa pilosella
Family Acanthaceae
Violet Wild Petunia
Ruellia nudiflora
Family Acanthaceae
Snake-cotton
Froelichia gracilis
Family Amaranthaceae
Rain-lily
Cooperia drummondii
Family Amaryllidaceae
         
     
Rain-lily
Cooperia pedunculata
Family Amaryllidaceae
Eryngo
Eryngo leavenworthii
Family Apiaceae
     
         
 
Antelope Horns
Asclepias asperula
Family Asclepiadaceae

Texas Green-eyes
Berlandiera texana
Family Asclepiadaceae

White Aster
Aster ericoides
Family Asclepiadaceae
Dwarf White Aster
Chaetopappa bellidifolia Family Asclepiadaceae
 
         

Huisache Daisy
Amblyolepis setigera
Family Asteraceae

Roosevelt Weed
Baccharis neglecta
Family Asteraceae

Musk-thistle
Carduus nutans
Family Asteraceae

Texas Thistle
Cirsium texanum
Family Asteraceae
Plumed Thistle
Cirsium undulatum
Family Asteraceae
         
Woolly-white
Hymenopappus scabiosaeus
Family Asteraceae
Purple Bindweed
Ipomoea trichocarpa
Family Asteraceae
Gay-feather
Liatris mucronata
Family Asteraceae
Malta Star-thistle
Centaurea melitensis
Family Asteraceae
Dogweed
Dyssodia tagetoides
Family Asteraceae
         
Woolly Paperflower
Psilostrophe tagetina
Family Asteraceae
Canada Goldenrod
Solidago canadensis scabra
Family Asteraceae
Palafoxia
Palafoxia callosa
Family Asteraceae
Skeleton Plant
Lygodesmia texana
Family Asteraceae
Black-foot Daisy
Melampodium leucanthum
Family Asteraceae
         
Stiff Greenthread
Thelesperma filifolium
Family Asteraceae
Five Needle Prcklyleaf
Thymophylla pentachaeta
Family Asteraceae
Golden Crown-beard
Verbesina encelioides
Family Asteraceae
White Crown-beard
Verbesina virginica
Family Asteraceae
Canada Cockleburr
Xanthium Strumarium
Family Asteraceae
         
Yellow Bitterweed
Helenium amarum
Family Asteraceae
Sneezeweed
Helenium quadridentatum
Family Asteraceae
Common Sunflower
Helianthus annuus
Family Asteraceae
Rough Sunflower
Helianthus hirsutus
Family Asteraceae
Maximilian Sunflower
Helianthis maximiliani
Family Asteraceae
         
Common Dandelion
Taraxacum officinale
Family Asteraceae
Bitterweed
Tetraneuris scaposa
Family Asteraceae
Engelmann Daisy
Engelmannia pinnatifida
Family Asteraceae
Prairie Fleabane
Erigeron modestus
Family Asteraceae
Philadelphia Fleabane
Erigeron philadelphicus
Family Asteraceae
         
Indian Blanket, FIrewheel
Gaillardia pulchella
Family Asteraceae
Pincushion Daisy
Gaillardia suavis
Family Asteraceae
Prairie Coneflower
Ratibida columnifera
Family Asteraceae
Rocky Mountain Zinnia
Zinnia grandiflora
Family Asteraceae

Agarita
Berberis trifoliolata
Family Berberidaceae

         
Tasajillo
Opuntia leptocaulis
Family Cactaceae
Clammy Weed
Polanisia dodecandra
Family Capparidaceae
Widow's Tears
Commelina erecta
Family Commelinaceae
Texas Bindweed
Convolvulus equitans
Family Convolvulaceae
White Evolvulus
Evolvulus sericeus
Family Convolvulaceae
         
Stinking Gourd
Cucurbita foetidissima
Family Cucurbitaceae
Snow-on-the-mountain
Euphorbia marginata
Family Euphorbiaceae

Catclaw Acacia
Acacia Roemeriana
Family Fabaceae

Ground Plum
Astragulus crassicarpus
Family Fabaceae

Milkpea
Galactia heterophylla
Family Fabaceae
         
 
Texas Bluebonnet
Lupinus texensis
Family Fabaceae
Scrambled Eggs
Corydalis curvisiliqua
Family Fumariaceae
Mountain Pink
Centaurium beyrichii
Family Gentianaceae
Rosita
Centaurium calycosum
Family Gentianaceae
 
         
Texas Star
Sabatia campestris
Family Gentianaceae
Lady Bird's Centaury
Centaurium texense
Family Gentianaceae
Pin Clover
Erodium cicutarium
Family Geraniaceae
Blue-curls
Phacelia congesta
Family Hydrophyllaceae
Blue-eyed grass
Sisyrinchium ensigerum
Family Iridaceae
         
Ratany
Krameria lanceolata
Family Krameriaceae
Henbit
Lamium amplexicaule
Family Lamiaceae
Purple Horsemint
Monarda citriodora
Family Lamiaceae
Common Horehound
Marrubium vulgare
Family Lamiaceae
Blue Sage
Salvia farinacea
Family Lamiaceae
         
       
Cut-leaf germander
Teucrium laciniatum
Family Lamiaceae
       
         

Wild Onion
Allium canadense
Family Liliaceae

Wild Garlic
Allium drummondii
Family Liliaceae

Crow Poison
Nothoscordum bivalve
Family Liliaceae

Yellow Flax
Linum rigidum var. berlandieri
Family Linaceae

Winecup
Callirhoe involucrata
Family Malvaceae

         
Narrowleaf Globemallow
Sphaeralcea angustifolia
Family Malvaceae
Velvet-leaf Mallow
Wissadula holosericea
Family Malvaceae

Indian Mallow
Abutilon incanum
Family Malvaceae

Angel Trumpets
Acleisanthes longiflora
Family Nyctaginaceae

Scarlet Musk-flower
Nyctaginia capitata
Family Nyctaginaceae
         
Redbud
Menodora heterophylla
Family Oleaceae

Square-bud Primrose
Calylophus Drummondianus Family Onagraceae

Pink Evening Primrose
Oenthothera speciosa
FamilyOnagraceae
Western Primrose
Calylophus Hartweggii
Family Onagraceae
Scarlet Gaura
Gaura coccinea
Family Onagraceae
         
Limestone Gaura
Gaura calcicola
Family Onagraceae
Yellow Wood-sorrel
Oxalis dillenii
Family Oxalidaceae
Wood-sorrel
Oxalis drummondii
Family Oxalidaceae
Rams Horn
Proboscidea louisianica
Family Pedaliaceae
Bloodberry
Rivina humilis
Family Phytolaccaceae
         
Orange Flame Flower
Talinum Auranticum
Family Portulacaceae
Standing Cypress
Ipomopsis rubra
Family Polemoniaceae
Wild Buckwheat
Eriogonum annuum
Family Polygonaceae
White Milkwort
Polygala alba
Family Polygonaceae
Old Man's Beard
Clematis drummondii
Family Ranunculaceae
         
Texas Paintbrush
Castilleja indivisa
Family Scrophulariaceae
Snapdragon Vine
Maurandya antirrhiniflora
Family Scrophulariaceae
Common Mullein
Verbasum thapsus
Family Scrophulariaceae
Prairie Paintbrush
Castilleja purpurea
Family Scrophulariaceae
Yellow Ground Cherry
Physalis viscisa var cinarescens
Family Solanaceae
         
 

False Nightshade
Chamaesaracha sordida
Family Solanaceae

Plains Chinese Lantarn
Physalis lobata
Family Solanaceae
Silverleaf Nightshade
Solanum elaeagnifolium
Family Solanaceae
Buffalobur Nightshade
Solanum rostratum
Family Solanaceae
 
         
Gray Vervain
Verbena Canescens
Family Verbenaceae

Bee-brush
Aloysia gratissima
Family Verbenaceae

Pink Vervain, Low Verbena
Verbena pumila
Family Verbenaceae
Texas Lantana
Lantana horrida
Family Verbenaceae
Common Vervain
Verbena bipinnatifida
Family Verbenaceae
         
       
Puncturevine
Tribulus terrestris
Family Zygophyllaceae