Wonderous Wildflowers

Nancy Soucy (Class of 2011) sent this beautiful photograph of lateflowering thoroughwort (Eupatorium serotinum) and yellowtop (Flaveria linearis) at Sebastian Inlet State Park. She also recommends Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge for wildflower viewing. Nancy will lead a special fall…

Spring? wildflowers

              Dotted bee balm (Monarda punctata) supposedly is a late summer - early fall wildflower but, nonetheless, one individual was photographed by Karen Schuster on 4/27/2014 at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge when we…

Another Great Southern White

Great southern white butterflies (Ascia monuste) were abundant on our walk at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge on 4/27/2014. Karen Schuster sent this photo of one sipping nectar from lantana (Lantana camara), an invasive pest plant that is very attractive…

Great Southern White (Butterfly)

Nancy Soucy (Class of 2011) sent this wonderful photo of a great southern white butterfly nectaring on sea oxeye daisy (Borrichia frutescens). The turquoise tips on the antennae help to identify this butterfly species. Saltwort (Batis marĂ­tima) is one of…