I snuck out Friday morning into the Great Trinity Forest to take a few photos (and pick some wild blackberries). I found a lone purple prairie clover poking up out into the sun.

They look like little ballerinas wearing a purple tutu to me.

Purple Praire Clover

Purple prairie clover (Dalea purpurea) Great Trinity Forest, Dallas, Texas, USA. Canon 1Dx. 180mm. ISO 800. f.5.6 @ 1/400 second (a windy day, so needed more shutter speed).