Follicles & Fluff: Controversial tropical milkweed

Sharp-eyed Trich Kruza (Class of 2015) spotted the tropical milkweed (Asclepias curassavica) in the foreground of this photo taken at Treasure Hammock Ranch, where we visited on 3-3-2019. ┬áLots of this weedy, non-native milkweed was flourishing in the pasture, but…

Weeds of Wednesday: Latex plant

Barbie Martz (Class of 2012) sent the photo above of a mystery fruit and vine that she took near Wabasso Beach. It is latexplant (Araujla odorata), also known as latex vine, strangler vine, and white milkweed vine. Technically, it is…