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Picking Texas’ Best: The Ultimate Flower [QUIZ]

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Spring time is here and that means flowers are everywhere. Whether driving down the road or going shopping here are some flowers that can be seen across Texas. Can you guess which characteristic matches each flower?

1. A perennial plant, which is one that can live for at least two years, this drought tolerant plant can be used as an herb and is said to taste like liquorice.
1. A perennial plant, which is one that can live for at least two years, this drought tolerant plant can be used as an herb and is said to taste like liquorice. Picking Texas' Best: The Ultimate Flower
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2. The scientific name for this flower is “Narcissus”. Another reference is this flower is also considered the “flower of friendship”.
2. The scientific name for this flower is “Narcissus”. Another reference is this flower is also considered the “flower of friendship”. Picking Texas' Best: The Ultimate Flower
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3. Often this flower will have purple or pink petals. Its uniqueness is that, “white bunnies” grow in the center.
3. Often this flower will have purple or pink petals. Its uniqueness is that, “white bunnies” grow in the center. Picking Texas' Best: The Ultimate Flower
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4. This common flower has been traced back to pre-Columbian Indians of central North America around 1000 B.C.
4. This common flower has been traced back to pre-Columbian Indians of central North America around 1000 B.C. Picking Texas' Best: The Ultimate Flower
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5. Also known as, “Cape-Jasmine”, this flower is known for its white pedals and strong fragrance.
5. Also known as, “Cape-Jasmine”, this flower is known for its white pedals and strong fragrance. Picking Texas' Best: The Ultimate Flower
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6. Known to be able to bloom during the hottest parts of the year, these plants roots were once used in Mexico for the production of beer.
6. Known to be able to bloom during the hottest parts of the year, these plants roots were once used in Mexico for the production of beer. Picking Texas' Best: The Ultimate Flower
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7. This flowers name translates to “rainbow” in Greek. There is an estimated 300 types of species in a variety of colors. It is also the state flower of Tennessee.
7. This flowers name translates to “rainbow” in Greek. There is an estimated 300 types of species in a variety of colors. It is also the state flower of Tennessee. Picking Texas' Best: The Ultimate Flower
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8. Also known as a “pincushion” flower, this plant is part of the honeysuckle family and is known for attracting butterflies.
8. Also known as a “pincushion” flower, this plant is part of the honeysuckle family and is known for attracting butterflies. Picking Texas' Best: The Ultimate Flower
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9. The scientific name is “Antirrhinum”. Their pedals are two-lipped and if you pinch them together this flower can resemble a mythical animal.
9. The scientific name is “Antirrhinum”. Their pedals are two-lipped and if you pinch them together this flower can resemble a mythical animal. Picking Texas' Best: The Ultimate Flower
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10. According to the Texas AgriLife Extension Service at Texas A&M, Texas has five state flowers. If any more species of this flower were to be found in the future, they would be added to this family as well.
10. According to the Texas AgriLife Extension Service at Texas A&M, Texas has five state flowers. If any more species of this flower were to be found in the future, they would be added to this family as well. Picking Texas' Best: The Ultimate Flower
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