Time: May 11, 2013 from 9am to 2pm
Location: The Flower Mound
Street: 2400 Flower Mound Road
City/Town: Flower Mound Texas
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?h…
Event Type: outdoor, hike, flower, mound, denton, texas, wildflowers
Organized By: Tom Kirwan
Latest Activity: Jan 5, 2013
Celebrate National Wildflower Week
Enjoy a short Wildflower Walk among native Texas grasses and flowers at The Flower Mound in honor of National Wildflower Week on Saturday, May 11, 2012 between 9:00 AM. and 1:00 PM. The Flower Mound is located at 2400 Flower Mound Road in Flower Mound near the northeast corner of FM 2499/Long Prairie Road and FM 3040/Flower Mound Road in Flower Mound, Texas. Admission is free.
Expected wildflower blooms are Bluet, Engelmann Daisy, Indian Blanket, Mexican Hat, Prairie Larkspur, Purple Horse Nettle, Sensitive Brier and Yarrow. A path starting at the southwest corner of The Mound leads to the summit and then returns down to the southeast corner of the site. While on the summit, visitors looking southeast can see a beautiful panoramic view of the Irving and Dallas skyline. Self-guided tours are along a natural terrain path. Hikes to summit take less than 15 minutes. There is an easy to moderate incline. Closed toed shoes and long pants recommended as the path runs through native prairie grassland. Additional parking is available in the adjacent Tom Thumb shopping center.