Gorgeous gumbo limbo

Gumbo limbo (Bursera simarouba) are burly big trees, usually multi-trunked. ¬†Only a few are found at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area, youngish trees "seeded" by birds after the Christmas freeze of 1989 that brought bone-chilling temperatures well below freezing and…

Barrier Island Sanctuary

Karen Schuster not only led a wonderful nature walk at the Brevard Barrier Island Sanctuary and Education Center. At the same time she took the photos shown here! Pictured above is coralbean (Erythrina herbacaea) which was flowering fabulously and profusely.…