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New Flower (July 26, 2014) - Blanket Flower

…..also known as Indian Blanket, Firewheel and gaillardia pulchella


Flower Friday on a Saturday

Thursday I spent the day at the Knoxville zoo, I spent more time on the flowers than the animals….


Pretty Weeds!

While researching the name of this ‘wildflower,’ I quickly discovered it falls in the category of noxious weed in some states. Musk thistle may be a noxious weed but I thought it was interesting enough to photograph. 147 more words

Big Bertha's Adventures

Wildflowers of Summer, Central Texas

The bluebonnets are gone, but the Indian Blanket/Firestorm is out in full force, and I caught this milkweed that I thought was pretty with my macro lenses. 116 more words

June 2, 2014: Indian blanket by any other name...

So there I am walking along the highway just after daylight when I realize I’m going past a huge stand of Indian blanket.

Also known as firewheel, this colorful summer wildflower is one of Texas’ best and probably the source of more questions about its name than any other flower I know. 510 more words


Everything's bigger in Texas

Who’d have thought that something like this

could turn into this

Around here, spring means wildflowers. And Mother Nature has really pulled out the stops this year.