West Texas Scenics # 3 (Flowers, Alpine Trip), by Dick Locke
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Yucca Flowers, Alpine TX

Best guess so far is that this is one of the many flavors of yucca plant, a member of the agave family.  During this trip out west these plants were flowering *everywhere* along the road west of Junction or so.


Green West Texas, with some of the local rock formations in the background

Desert Flower
Gil Avises: It is an Argemone, probably Argemone munita, the Prickly poppy, a native species.

An Alien? No, another one of those flowers.

Very Red flowers

Orange and Yellow Cactus Flowers.  Check out the insects on the flower.  See the bee?

Cactus flowers #2.

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