Scavenger Hunt: Here are 11 Wildflowers to look for in Houston

Compass plant also known as  Slender Rosinweed found at Mercer Botanic Gardens
Compass plant also known as Slender Rosinweed found at Mercer Botanic Gardens (Mercer Botanic Gardens)

HOUSTON – April showers certainly brought us some beautiful May flowers. As Houston’s weather continues to shine and provide us with lots of clear blue skies, these wildflowers are sprouting and ready for any social media post.

While there are plenty of things to do in Houston and the greater area, we wanted to stop and appreciate Mother Nature’s beautiful scenery. We found a few places to visit in the city, now it’s your time to find these little beauties sprouting.

Here are 11 wildflowers to look for in Houston.

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Gaillardia pulchella

Purple Passionflower