Fever trees, Acacia xanthophloea, and waterbuck at Elmenteita, Kenya
For those of you who follow Frizztext’s alphabet prompts, the tail end is always a challenge. 608 more words
This post has nothing whatsoever to do with Upriver or the Awajún, but I can’t resist reflecting on a small but fascinating agricultural crisis afflicting highland communities in Peru’s Department of Junín, which at an altitude of 14,000 ft above sea level or higher offers an entirely different ecological regime than one finds in Awajún country. 561 more words
WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: MANYFLOWER MARSHPENNYWORT (Hydrocotyle umbellata)
Groundcover for moist to wet locations. Can be aggressive, but a good lawn alternative since it can be mowed and holds up to pet paws. 68 more words
WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: ST. ANDREW’S-CROSS (Hypericum hypericoides)
Delicate member of the St. John’s Wort genus. Low growing shrub.
Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: … 32 more words