Tons of Tallow Wood Fruits

Tallow wood (Ximenia americana) is a thorny sprawling shrub or small tree (usually) of dry places and is shown above along the beginning of the trail at the south Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area. ¬†Its genus name, Ximenia, honors¬†Francisco Ximenez, a…

Partly Parasitic

Piedmont blacksenna (Seymeria pectinata) now grows profusely along the xeric scrub trail at the south Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA) near the entrance on Oslo Road just to the east of the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory. This trail was bush-hogged…