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Cattail

Broad-leaved or Common Cat-tail, Typha latifolia

Family: Typhaceae, the Cat-tail Family

Description: Native perennial herb up to 2.5m tall. Leaves long and lance-shaped, fuzzy brown flower/fruit spikes… 608 more words

Ethnobotany

Inland Southern California's Native Plants--further resources

This is Part 2 of my series on native plants of Inland Southern California. For Part 1, go here. Originally I planned to talk about medicinal uses in greater depth in Part 2, but instead I’m going to do that in… 652 more words

Herbalism/herbology

SHINY BLUEBERRY (Vaccinium myrsinites)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: SHINY BLUEBERRY (Vaccinium myrsinites)

aka ground blueberry. Low growing shrub which produces small juicy fruits eaten by mammals and a variety of birds including songbirds, quail, pheasant and wild turkey. 61 more words

Florida Native Plant

Alder

Alder, Alnus spp

Family: Betulaceae, the Birch Family

Description: Native deciduous shrub, catkins present most of the year, doubly serrate leaf margins. Speckled alder, … 415 more words

Ethnobotany

YELLOW JESSAMINE; CAROLINA JESSAMINE; EVENING TRUMPETFLOWER (Gelsemium sempervirens)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: YELLOW JESSAMINE; CAROLINA JESSAMINE; EVENING TRUMPETFLOWER (Gelsemium sempervirens)

NOTE: All parts TOXIC!

twining evergreen vine.

Learn: http://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/all/gelsemium-sempervirens/

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: … 137 more words

Florida Native Plant

The ethics of conservation

During the 12 months that I have diligently worked in the conservation sector, a recurring unease has reared its head, it has gone something like this: 1,636 more words

Travelling

AMERICAN ELDER; ELDERBERRY (Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: AMERICAN ELDER; ELDERBERRY (Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis)

“At least 50 species of songbirds, upland game birds, and small mammals relish the fruit of American elder during summer and early fall. 148 more words

Florida Native Plant