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Ethnobotany

The area I think my exhibition will focus on is Ethnobotany, the relationship between plants and people. I find it fascinating how plants and humans are so interconnected, ‘Trees provide materials for houses; plants provide materials for clothes; and both animals and plants provide us with food. 62 more words

Design

CAROLINA PONYSFOOT (Dichondra carolinensis)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: CAROLINA PONYSFOOT (Dichondra carolinensis)

Perennial Groundcover for moist to wet locations. Convolvulaceae (Morning-Glory Family).  Being cultivated in some states as an alternative to lawn. 156 more words

Florida Native Plant

The tabernanthe

Sometimes you can
see that
big wave
bumping up
in the distance
coming for you

It’s up to you
how you want
to catch it—If… 448 more words

Everything And Nothing

BULLTONGUE ARROWHEAD (Sagittaria lancifolia)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: BULLTONGUE ARROWHEAD (Sagittaria lancifolia)

this emergent plant is called Duck potato by some, but this species doesn’t have the beefy potatoe-y corms of some other Sagittaria spp. 72 more words

Florida Native Plant

W8bimizi: The Metaphor of the Chestnut

American chestnut perseveres on the slopes of Wantastegok Wajo.

W8bimizi: w8bi- “white” plus -mizi “woody plant” = “white woody plant”

The metaphor of the chestnut: The tree may appear lifeless or decaying, but the roots are alive and ready to sprout. 37 more words

Abenaki

FOURPETAL ST.JOHN'S-WORT (Hypericum tetrapetalum)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: FOURPETAL ST.JOHN’S-WORT (Hypericum tetrapetalum)

One of the many Hypericum that are native to Florida. The one commonly used in over-the-counter supplements is an exotic species. 69 more words

Florida Native Plant

CLIMBING HEMPVINE (Mikania scandens)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: CLIMBING HEMPVINE (Mikania scandens)

Low growing vine, will climb up fences, but doesnt provide deep coverage as other vines might. 71 more words

Florida Native Plant