A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to the Image Gallery and these contributors maintain copyright and dictate use of their images. The images contained within the Image Gallery are made available on our website under the conditions outlined in this policy.
Restrictions for image use are posted under Image Information on each image's detail page. Images designated as restricted are only available for use by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Those images designated as unrestricted (by far the majority) are available for the uses defined below.
Educational institutions may download, reproduce and use TWC images and associated captions in the preparation of course or instructional materials by teachers or students for non-profit educational activities. Express permission for such use is not required.
TWC images are released in response to public interest in native plants. Please use caution if using these images for scientific research. Many images have not yet been validated, and may contain errors which would compromise their use for scientific purposes. The text captions of TWC images are not peer reviewed scientific literature, and should not be treated as such. Image caption text is not to be used without permission from TWC, requested in writing.
Individuals may download, reproduce and use TWC images and associated captions posted on the world wide web for personal, noncommercial purposes. Express permission for such use is not required.
News media may download, reproduce and use TWC images and associated captions in news reporting or documentaries on TWC projects and programs. Express permission for such use is not required.
Permission to download, reproduce, use and distribute TWC images for commercial purposes, other than news reporting as described above, must be requested from TWC using the Image Request Form.
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