Identifying What You Spy
Before you grab the car keys, contact the Texas Department of Transportation's Travel Division for a free brochure titled "Wildflowers of Texas." The pamphlet highlights a slew of blooms and gives a description of each. It also describes the regions of the state and tells what wildflowers you'll find where. To request a copy, call
For a "Wildflower Trails of Texas" brochure, contact Hughes Springs City Hall, P.O. Box 805, Hughes Springs, TX 75656; (903) 639-7519. Linden: P.O. Box 1229, Linden, TX 75563; (903) 756-7774 or www.lindentexas.org. Avinger: P.O. Box 356, Avinger, TX 75630; (903) 562-1000.
This article is from the March 2005 issue of Southern Living. Because prices, dates, and other specifics are subject to change, please check all information to make sure it's still current before making your travel plans.