Awesome agave

Florida agave and false sisal are common names for the plant pictured above, Agave decipiens. Endemic to Florida, this long-lived perennial plant is associated with coastal areas, especially shell middens. Salt and drought-tolerant, this plant reportedly grows to be up…

Yuck-a! Spanish Bayonet

Volunteer Jean 'JJ' Romano (Class of 2013) sent this photo of Spanish bayonet (Yucca aloifolia) in glorious bloom at the western-most wetland cross-over bridge at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area, as well as this close-up ... You usually will find…