A monarch butterfly perched on a bloom in Galveston.

Like drops off a paintbrush, the wildflowers catch the sun in meadows, parks and even downtown.

The bloom attracts the butterflies. Milkweed, for one, is great for monarch butterflies, but even the yellow "sticky burrs" will attract an array of insects.

The website provides a comprehensive list to help identifying any Texas wildflower:

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