Wildflowers have been inspiring for ages, from the likes of painters such as Monet and Van Gough, to many thousands of years ago where they were used to dye Egyptian fabrics and decorate the halls of royal palaces.

With a rich botanical diversity, these flowering plants are a symbol of growth and life as the winter turns to spring. Take a trip around the world and check out these flourishing wildflowers. Can you identify them all?

25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Sunset Over Tulip Field, Woodburn, Oregon, © David Gn PhotographySunset Over Tulip Field, Woodburn, Oregon, © David Gn Photography
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Arizona Poppies (Kallstroemia grandiflora), Arizona, © Lucinda WalterArizona Poppies (Kallstroemia grandiflora), Arizona, © Lucinda Walter500px
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Red Poppies (Papaver rhoeas), Speyer, Germany, © Nailia SchwarzRed Poppies (Papaver rhoeas), Speyer, Germany, © Nailia Schwarz500px
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Snowflakes (Leucojum), Czech Republic, © Martin RakSnowflakes (Leucojum), Czech Republic, © Martin Rak500px
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Cherry Blossoms (Prunus serrulata), Jinhae, South Korea, © Aaron ChoiCherry Blossoms (Prunus serrulata), Jinhae, South Korea, © Aaron Choi
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Lavender (Lavandula), Ontario, © Magda BognarLavender (Lavandula), Ontario, © Magda Bognar
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Indian Paintbrushes (Castilleja), Las Vegas, NV, © Lisa HollowayIndian Paintbrushes (Castilleja), Las Vegas, NV, © Lisa Holloway500px
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Crocus (Crocus longiflorus), Swiss Alps, © Roberto Sysa MoiolaCrocus (Crocus longiflorus), Swiss Alps, © Roberto Sysa Moiola
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Chaenomeles (Chaenomeles), Meise, Belgium, © Alida Jorissen Chaenomeles (Chaenomeles), Meise, Belgium, © Alida Jorissen 
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus), San Francisco, CA,  © Jay SabapathyLily of the Nile (Agapanthus), San Francisco, CA,  © Jay Sabapathy
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Tulips, Alkmaar, North-Holland, Netherlands., © Allard SchagerTulips, Alkmaar, North-Holland, Netherlands, © Allard Schager500px
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Magnolia Tree, Saville Gardens, Windsor, Berkshire, UK, © Jacky ParkerMagnolia Tree, Saville Gardens, Windsor, Berkshire, UK, © Jacky Parker500px
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus), Savignano sul Rubicone, Italy, © Andrea MagnaniSunflowers (Helianthus annuus), Savignano sul Rubicone, Italy, © Andrea Magnani500px
 25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Peruvian Lily (Alstroemeria), Oakland, CA, © Phyllis PlotkiPeruvian Lily (Alstroemeria), Oakland, CA, © Phyllis Plotkin
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), Iver, Buckinghamshire, England UK, © Jacky ParkerFoxglove (Digitalis purpurea), Iver, Buckinghamshire, England UK, © Jacky Parker500px
 25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Lavender field, Plateau de Valensole, Provence, © Tomáš VocelkaLavender field, Plateau de Valensole, Provence, © Tomáš Vocelka500px
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Red Poppy (Papaver rhoeas), Porth Joke flower meadows, Cornwall, England, UK, © Jacky ParkerRed Poppy (Papaver rhoeas), Porth Joke flower meadows, Cornwall, England, UK, © Jacky Parker500px
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - May Night Salvia (Salvia nemorosa), Pittsburgh, PA, © David KellyMay Night Salvia (Salvia nemorosa), Pittsburgh, PA, © David Kelly500px
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Calla Lily Valley, Big Sur, © Jingjing Li Calla Lily Valley, Big Sur, © Jingjing Li 
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - African Daisy (Osteospermum), Málaga, Spain, © Valerie Anne KellyAfrican Daisy (Osteospermum), Málaga, Spain, © Valerie Anne Kelly500px
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Crabapple blossoms (Malus), San Francisco, © Jay SabapathyCrabapple blossoms (Malus), San Francisco, © Jay Sabapathy
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - English Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta), Buckinghamshire, England, UK, © Jacky ParkerEnglish Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta), Buckinghamshire, England, UK, © Jacky Parker500px
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Roses (Rosa), Longiano, Italy, © Andrea MagnaniRoses, Longiano, Italy, © Andrea Magnani500px
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Crocus (Crocus longiflorus), Swiss Alps, © Roberto Sysa MoiolaCrocus (Crocus longiflorus), Swiss Alps, © Roberto Sysa Moiola
25 Gorgeous Photos of Spring Wildflowers - Texas Bluebonnet (Lupinus texensis), Austin, TX Texas Bluebonnet (Lupinus texensis), Austin, TX

A special thanks to all of the talented photographers who contributed images to this article! 

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