Range Expansion

Mary Ester and George Bollis (Class of 2020) visited T.M. Goodwin Waterfowl Management Area located on the east side of the St. Johns River in southern Brevard County.  There they photographed Virginia saltmarsh mallow (Kosteletzyka pentacarpos), which we see at the…

Marvelous marsh-mallow

Just a glance at the pale pink flowers of Virginia saltmarsh mallow (Kosteletzyka pentacorpos) tell us that this plant is a member of the hibiscus (or mallow) family, Malvaceae.  The united yellow stamens form a distinctive tubular column. Bees, butterflies,…