“Cool” Coastal Strand: Treasure Shores Park #2

Devil's potato (Echites umbellatus), a.k.a rubbervine, is an uncommon plant of the coastal strand in Indian River River County and is shown above at Treasure Shores Park on a 6/3/2017 field trip surrounded by the leaves of beach dune sunflower…

Marvelous Mat of Sea Purslane

On the 11/28/2015 walk at the (Indian River) Lagoon Greenway led by Ken Gonyo, interest abounded in the marvelous mat of sea purslane (Sesuvium portulacastrum). This native plant is related to "commercial" species of purslane¬†with larger, showier flowers that are…