Waiting for Water

The re-located giant leather fern (Acrostichum danaeifolium) and all of the Audubon House landscape plants have been waiting for Nature to water them again. The last big rain that filled the dry retention pond was April 28 ... The giant…

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…