Beautiful Butterfly Pea

Spurred butterfly pea (Centrosema virginianum) is a perennial herbaceous vine that is occasionally found growing at Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA) and is pictured above engulfing bushy bluestem (Andropogon glomeratus) at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge (PINWR). Sometimes you will…

Weeds of Wednesday: Common beggarticks

Our Florida state butterfly, the zebra longwing loves it, but lots of gardeners do not. ¬†It is common beggarticks (Bidens alba). ¬†Common names for this plant are about as common as this plant and include Spanish needles, butterfly needles, romerillo,…