Rough hedgehyssop

Rough hedgehyssop (Sophronanthe-hispida) is a tiny perennial plant that grows in dry pine flatwoods in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi.  It is endemic to the coastal plain of the southeastern U.S. Look carefully to find this white-flowered plant growing along…

Weeds of Wednesday: Good grass?

Woodsgrass (Oplismenus setarius) is a native grass that grows in the "woods".  It prefers shaded, moist places and thrives under the thick canopy of live oaks (Quercus virginiana) at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area.  Some botanists refer to it as Oplismenus…

Fall Fruit Walk

Judith Fillipich, Ellie Klebonis, Diane Morgan, Fran Robinson, John Warner, Thomas "Tom" Wilson, and Dotty Workman enjoyed a walk to the Observation Tower at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA) on 9/9/2018.  The wild coffee (Psychotria nervosa) was full of…