“Porcupine” Palm

A specimen needle palm (Rhapidophyllum hystrix) is pictured above in a photograph taken by Karen Schuster (Class of 2009) at Harry P. Leu Gardens at the Florida Wildflower Symposium on September 26, 2015. Also known as porcupine palm, this slow-growing…

Handsome Hammock Highlights

Captain Forster Preserve was the site of the first field trip for the 2015 Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory - Pelican Island Audubon Society class. The magnificent live oaks (Quercus virginiana) were flowering and were replacing their old leaves with brand…