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AXILFLOWER (Mecardonia acuminata subsp. peninsularis)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: AXILFLOWER (Mecardonia acuminata subsp. peninsularis)  low growing, dainty wildflower. This subspecies is endemic to Florida. I always find these out at the culvert. 42 more words

Florida Native Plant

Weekly Photography Challenge: Resilient

The first weekly photography challenge for the new year is “Resilient”. Anything in my garden would fit the description, since whatever is still thriving after many dry years is clearly tough, but these onion orchids are special. 133 more words


Croakers Do Matter!

India is presently home to 384 species of amphibians with the Western Ghats constituting for more than 50% of the species. One of the richest biodiversity hotspots in the world, the area has lost more than 70% of its original extent, making it one of the 34 hotspots in the world, that are critically endangered. 494 more words


Prevalent: adj. being endemic for a relatively short duration

Prevalent should really be a subset of endemic where the relatively short duration is what determines its usage. 160 more words

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Endemic: n. a subset(s) existing and frequently being common in a set

Endemic is frequently used to describe a species common yet limited to a given area or territory and to describe a disease either limited to or common to a human population or an area. 141 more words

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Loneliness: The Mental Epidemic and How to Combat It

More senior citizens are living alone in isolated situations, leading to feelings of loneliness. Experts believe that being alone too much is not good for an individual’s mental health, but there are ways to overcome loneliness. 282 more words


My first Snowcap in Sitio Mata

For me, the Snowcap/Colibri Copete de Nieve/ Microchera albocoronata is a great one, a specie that I really like and today at my garden I used to see up to 5 hummingbird species but never Snowcap and this morning it appeared in my place. 214 more words

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