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Plant Of The Week #5: Rosa rugosa

Despite the ever lengthening list of new and exciting plants I have come across over the last few weeks  that I would positively love to look into further for future installments, I decided to not let myself get too carried away. 1,123 more words

Foraging

I’m Dye-ing to be a Pioneer Woman!

Dateline: November 12, 2010*

I dyed four linen napkins today using four different native plants to use as samples for an outreach program we (The Pine Lily Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society) are doing at the… 423 more words

Native Plants

SAWTOOTH BLACKBERRY; PENNSYLVANIA BLACKBERRY (Rubus pensilvanicus)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: SAWTOOTH BLACKBERRY; PENNSYLVANIA BLACKBERRY (Rubus pensilvanicus)

CAREFUL! Thorns! Pollinators and other Insects are drawn to the flowers, juicy berries are a favorite among birds, reptiles, … 67 more words

Florida Native Plant

A South African Ethnobotanist Breathes Life Into Plant Medicine

An Intro

Jean-Francois Sobiecki is a qualified South African ethnobotanist (medicinal plant researcher), herbalist, intuitive healer + nutritionist.

His life has been an initiation into: 969 more words

Journal

Plant of the Week #1: Bunium bulbocastanum

Happy Monday everyone! Just like I promised last week in the introductory post for this series, I am very pleased to begin creating ‘Plant of the Week’ posts where I will introduce you to some of my favorite, often less well-known edible, medicinal and otherwise all-around useful plants. 743 more words

Ethnobotany

Amazon-Orinoco Link, Venezuela

In the fall 0f 2015, Kathy and I ran close to 400 miles of the Rio Marañon, in Peru. The trip began at an elevation of 6935′, in an arid canyon that cuts along the eastern flank of the Andes, and ended in the rain forest, at an elevation of 1253′. 865 more words

Nature

New 'Plant of the Week' Series

From time to time during my frequent research binges I will stumble upon a plant that really sticks out from all the others, at which point I then compulsively attempt to learn as much about it as I can. 422 more words

Foraging