Weeds of Wednesday: Coinvine?

Coinvine (Dalbergia ecastaphyllum) is a very aggressive woody native vine.  Its common name refers to its nickel-sized seed pods.  Each one contains a single seed ... Coinvine grows on the landward edges of mangrove swamps and on sand dunes.  It…

Piles & piles of propagules

Piles and piles of mangrove propagules are mounded up on the mosquito control dikes at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA) and elsewhere. Propagules are the "live young" of mangroves. They are not seeds because they are not dormant. They…