Topic: Damon Waitt

Winter Rains in Texas Bring Good Spring Wildflower Show

Feb. 23, 2012

Timely rains last fall and this winter have benefited early spring wildflowers, which will likely put on a good show in much of Texas despite last year's drought, according to the senior botanist at The University of Texas at Austin's Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

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Moderate Early Spring Wildflower Displays, With Added Rain Boosting Late Bloomers

March 8, 2011

Little rain last fall means Texas bluebonnets and other early spring wildflowers will not be as impressive as last year's display, according to The University of Texas at Austin's Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

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$1.4 Million Gift to Create Arboretum at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Aug. 17, 2010

A $1.4 million donation to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin will establish an arboretum to showcase the diversity and importance of Texas' trees.

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In the Know

March 1, 2010
In the Know

The March 1 weekly roundup of campus kudos and press mentions.

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Texas wildflowers pay it forward after fall, winter rains

Feb. 26, 2010
Texas wildflowers pay it forward after fall, winter rains

While many Texans pulled out their turtlenecks and heavier clothing for fall, the first green nubs of wildflowers were popping up along roadsides and in fields. Thanks to decent rain, Texas is now due to end a dreary winter with an eye-popping spring season of bluebonnets, Indian blanket and many other wildflowers.

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