You know who loved Texas wildflowers? Lady Bird Johnson loved wildflowers. If you’re a Texan worth your petals, you love our natural springtime decor, too. That’s why we want to see your wildflower pictures.

Whether you’re crouching in the bluebonnets, or your pup is playing in the paintbrushes, or you just took an impressive amateur shot of a brown-eyed Susan, submit your picture at our contest page starting at noon on Tuesday, May 15 and ending at noon on Tuesday, May 22.

The lucky winner will receive a $100 Visa gift card. Our favorite reader photos will also make it into a photo gallery on Austin360.com.

It’s pretty warm out now that we’re inching closer to summer in Texas, so you may not be able to stage a botanical photo shoot. But pull out your favorite photos from this wildflower season and send ‘em our way! A couple examples from the American-Statesman web staff, to get your wheels turning ...

Enter the 2018 Statesman Wildflower Contest here

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