This article appeared in the November-December 2001 issue of Horticulture Update,
edited by Dr. William C. Welch, and produced by Extension Horticulture,
Texas Cooperative Extension, The Texas A&M University System, College Station, Texas.

Texas Wildflowers

Looking for the perfect traveling companion on those scenic spring drives? The Texas Wildflowers identification wheel will help you identify 16 of our most common roadside beauties. Spin the wheel to see what the seedling looks like, how tall the plant grows, and when it blooms. On the back of the 10 1/2-inch wheel are tips for growing wildflowers and fun facts that make this wheel not only beautiful but also educational.

Butterflies of Texas

Some of Texas’ most beautiful inhabitants may be right outside your door! Butterflies capture the imagination of people of all ages. The color photos help you identify 16 of the most common species in Texas. Spin the wheel to see what each butterfly looks like as a caterpillar. This durable wheel also lists host plants for the caterpillars, plants that attract butterflies and other fun facts.

You may view the wheel at:

Order forms for both wheels are located at the web site:
Cost is $10.95 (total) for each wheel.

You may also order by mail. Send check or money order, payable to Texas Cooperative Extension, to:

Distribution and Supply
P.O. Box 1209
Bryan, TX 77806
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Phone (888) 900-2577
FAX (979) 862-1566