Blaze of Blue #1: Narrowleaf blue-eyed grass

You will find narrowleaf blue-eyed grass (Sisirynchium angustifolium) growing along moist roadsides including along Oslo Road near the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA). It's not a grass, though. Common names often are confusing. The foliage of this clumping perennial native…

Holy Hypericums

Florida is home to 34 species of hypericums, yellow wildflowers with many stamens and 4 or 5 petals. ┬áTheir confused and confusing common names often honor saints. ┬áSt. Johns-wort (Hypericum perforatum) is widely sold as an herbal medicine to treat…