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Pink and Red Wildflower Gallery
Miscellaneous Bilateral Symmetry
Martyniaceae - Unicorn-plant family
Devil's-claw (Ram's Horn, Unicorn Plant) Proboscidea louisianica
Pinkish flower about 2" long. Largest leaves about 8" wide but can be 12" wide. Sprawling plant has sticky hairs. When the seed pods dry the long beak splits into two claws. Young pods can be eaten like okra. Aroma is very unpleasant.
Photos taken in Taylor County, Texas, June 2005
(Native of Texas, Taylor, Coleman, Brown, Coke, Nolan)
Other Species in My Area
Scrophulariaceae - Figwort family
Gila Beardtongue (Pink Plains Penstemon) Penstemon ambiguus
Pink or white flowers that cover a bushy plant. Grows 1-4 feet tall and almost as wide. Prefers deep sand, does not like to be potted. Semi-evergreen.
(Native of Texas - Coke)
Prairie Spiderwort Rock Milkwort