Wednesday Weed: Bushy bluestem?

Bushy bluestem (Andropogon glomeratus) is a common native bunchgrass of moist or somewhat moist sunny places. ¬†Also known as broom sedge (a definite misnomer) and bushy beardgrass, this somewhat weedy grass often goes unnoticed until late summer when it is…

Throwback Thursday: At Captain Forester Preserve

March 28, 2008 is when the photo above was taken. Sorely missed from this world are Maggy Taylor (Class of 2004) seated at the left and Joel Day (Class of 2005) standing toward the front. How swiftly comes change! Note…

Captain Forster

The weather was wonderful for an afternoon walk at Captain Forster Preserve on Saturday, March 5. Smiles abound at the end of the main trail at the Atlantic Ocean. Special thanks to Janie Gould (Class of 2016) who researched --…

Wow! Whitewood

Graytwig (Schoepfia chrysophylloides), also known as whitewood, was flowering and fruiting on Prange Island on Father's Day. Clusters of tiny orange flowers and ripening fruits in hues of green and red accented its green, wavy-edged leaves and distinctive grayish white…