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
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
WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: YELLOW JESSAMINE; CAROLINA JESSAMINE; EVENING TRUMPETFLOWER (Gelsemium sempervirens)
NOTE: All parts TOXIC!
twining evergreen vine.
Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: … 137 more words
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