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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Bluebonnets and Indian Paintbrush

Springtime in Texas adorns drab roadways and bayous with stunning blankets of blue, red, orange, yellow, pink, and purple. Among the most well-known Texas wildflowers are the bluebonnet and the Indian Paintbrush. The blue flowers in the foreground of this photo are, of course, the bluebonnets, while the red in the background are the Indian Paintbrush. Looking more closely you can see how the bluebonnet gets its name - the petals resemble a a woman's bonnet from the homesteading days.

TAGS: Bluebonnets, Texas

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Houston, Texas, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Andrea Salas.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Total Views: 54
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: June 16, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5100
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Houston, Texas, United States of America