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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. 61 more words

Florida Native Plant

Religious Freedom to Cultivate, Distribute, & Use Healing Plants

In the Book of Genesis 1:12 (NIV), it is written: “The land produced vegetation: plants bearing seed according to their kind and trees bearing fruit with seeds in it according to their kinds. 297 more words

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CHICKASAW PLUM (Prunus angustifolia)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: CHICKASAW PLUM (Prunus angustifolia)

tree/shrub. Flowers great for pollinators, fruits feed birds/mammals. This is one I added to my landscape. 40 more words

Florida Native Plant

Wild Ethnobotany - March 29th

The first Wild Ethnobotany guided hike was, despite the -30 degree windchill, an absolute success with a dozen brave souls venturing out to join me as we walked the snowy, windswept trails of Princess Point along Cootes Paradise. 623 more words

Foraging

What is ethnobotany and why does it matter?

Ethno (as in ‘ethnic’) refers to people, culture, a culture’s collective body of beliefs, aesthetic, language, knowledge, and practice.

Botany is the study of plants—from the tiniest fern or blade of grass to the tallest or oldest tree. 634 more words

Friends Of Urban Rivers News

Poisoned in Samburu; I could die now, and very peacefully....

“Do you know what plant this is?” I asked Lolyang,my point-man for my Ethno-botany study excursion in Samburu National Reserve.

“That’s not a good plant. It’s not indigenous to here, and you shouldn’t touch it. 1,515 more words

Friends Of Urban Rivers News

Poisoned in Samburu; I could die now, and very peacefully....

“Do you know what plant this is?” I asked Lolyang,my point-man for my Ethno-botany study excursion in Samburu National Reserve.

“That’s not a good plant. It’s not indigenous to here, and you shouldn’t touch it. 1,523 more words

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