Marvelous Mat of Sea Purslane

On the 11/28/2015 walk at the (Indian River) Lagoon Greenway led by Ken Gonyo, interest abounded in the marvelous mat of sea purslane (Sesuvium portulacastrum). This native plant is related to "commercial" species of purslane¬†with larger, showier flowers that are…

A Tail of 2 Scorpions

Two plants commonly called scorpion tails grow in the coastal areas of Florida. Members of the forget-me-not family (Boraginaceae), the plants have an inflorescence with 2 rows of tiny white flowers that are said to resemble the tail of scorpion.…