In Wildflowers of Texas, Michael Eason describes and illustrates more than 1,100 species commonly encountered in the beloved Lone Star State. This comprehensive guide includes perennials, annuals, and bulbs, both native and naturalized, and is organized by flower colour and flower family. Introductory information includes the diverse eco-regions of the Texas climate, an explanation of the plant parts, and information on plant names. Species profiles include colour photographs, identification tips, and habitat descriptions.
Michael Eason is a conservation botanist for Texas Flora, a botanical consulting company. He performs botanical inventories and rare plant surveys on private lands throughout the Chihuahuan Desert ecoregion of Texas and elsewhere, including northern Mexico. Previously he served as the plant conservation coordinator for the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. From 2003 to 2010 he coordinated all aspects of the Millennium Seed Bank Project in Texas.