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Wildflowers are blooming across Galveston Island - The Galveston County Daily News : Outdoors

November 27, 2014

Wildflowers are blooming across Galveston Island

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  • Island blooms

    Indian blankets are short-lived perennials but due to their easy seeding, they grace the sides of Texas highways from spring to fall. They do best in a dry climate.

Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 2:28 pm | Updated: 2:41 pm, Wed Apr 16, 2014.

Like drops off a paintbrush, the wildflowers catch the sun in meadows, parks and even downtown.

The bloom attracts the butterflies. Milkweed, for one, is great for monarch butterflies, but even the yellow "sticky burrs" will attract an array of insects.

The website provides a comprehensive list to help identifying any Texas wildflower: