Early spring is a season of blooming in Oklahoma

In March and April, blooming season starts in the Sooner State. Trees produce flowers before foliage, and wild flowers begin to grow.

Crepe Myrtle trees or bushes decorate Oklahoma with its pink flowers. The plant likes humidity, but it can also tolerate occasional drought. It needs six hours of direct sun to grow well. Photo credit to Tanya Nyborg.
Daffodil or Narcissus was brought to the United States from Europe about 300 years ago. It has adapted to the American climate well. The daffodil flower is yellow color or white color with a yellow “crown” in its center. Narcissus symbolizes a new beginning or rebirth. Photo credit to Tanya Nyborg.
Dandelion grows in many parts of the world. It is considered an herb and is used in medicine. The plant’s greens have vitamins A, C, and K. They can be cooked or eaten raw. (Before trying to eat any plants as featured here, please see your medical provider to determine what is best for you and your diet.) Photo credit to Tanya Nyborg.