Red Rhus

Shining sumac (Rhus copallinum) at the south Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area is flourishing after last winter's roller-chopping. Above, it is pictured in the firebreak that runs along the north side of the DOT ditch that bisects the property. This non-poinsonous…

Ferruginea or Fruticosa

Common names can be confusing. Because it fits so well, this plant - Lyonia fruticosa - is commonly called rusty lyonia. But, in the Bible of Florida plant ID, the Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida, Dr. Richard Wunderlin…