Very Variable Rouge

Rougeplant (Rivina humilis) grows infrequently at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA) in hammock shade along with wild coffee (Psychotria nervosa) as shown above.  This very versatile  perennial native plant also grows on the sun-baked backsides of beach dunes and…

Weeds of Wednesday: Christmas senna

Christmas senna (Senna pendula var. glabrata), coralberry  (Ardisia crenata), shoebutton ardisia (Ardisia ellipticaI) Australian pine (Casuarina sp.) Brazilian pepper (Schinus terebinthifolia), and guineagrass (Urochloa maxima) are among the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council Category #1 invasive pest plants that have…

Curse that Coralberry

Cindy Roth (Class of 2010) took her grandchildren for a walk at the Indian River Land Trust (IRLT) Lagoon Greenway accessed at the end of 8th Street off of Indian River Boulevard. Much of this 187-acre property was purchased by…