Weeds of Wednesday: Peppervine

Peppervine (Nekemias arborea) was prodigious along the Denton Trail when we visited there on June 13.  Thanks to Jane Schnee (Class of 2010) for showing us this lovely trail along the St. Sebastian River, accessed from a small parking lot…

Pretty Purple Pea

  When we visited the Ansin Tract Conservation Area on 3-30-2019, we saw false indigo (Amorpha fruticosa) growing along the St. Sebastian River and in other moist places.  This plant goes by  variety of common names:  Bastard false indigo, bastard indigo,…

High & Dry at Cypress Bend Community Preserve

Inches matter! In Florida, a slight change in elevation can bring a dramatic change in plant community.  This phenomenon is evident at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA) and was obvious at the Cypress Bend Community Preserve (CBCP) when we…