Pretty Purple Pea

  When we visited the Ansin Tract Conservation Area on 3-30-2019, we saw false indigo (Amorpha fruticosa) growing along the St. Sebastian River and in other moist places.  This plant goes by  variety of common names:  Bastard false indigo, bastard indigo,…

False indigo — ORCA & Cypress Bend Community Preserve

False indigo, bastard indigo, bastard false indigo, and leadplant are among the many common names for Amorpha fruticosa, a plant found in nearly every state -- and throughout Florida -- in moist places.  We saw this plant in flower when…

Cypress Bend Community Preserve

Pelican Island Audubon Society President Richard Baker led a special walk at Cypress Bend Community Preserve on 4/10/2016 for the 2016 FMEL - PIAS volunteer class and prior class "veterans". Purchased in 2006 by Indian River County for preservation, this…