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Edible Ornamentals: Ptelea trifoliata

The hoptree (Ptelea trifoliata) is a large shrub or small tree native to swaths of low-lying regions of Eastern North America that is quite rare in Ontario, restricted to a few localities along the north and eastern shores of Lake Erie, most notably Long Point Provincial and Point Pelee Provincial Parks where it grows along sandbars or beaches. 455 more words

Foraging

COASTALPLAIN STAGGERBUSH (Lyonia fruticosa)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: COASTALPLAIN STAGGERBUSH (Lyonia fruticosa)

Member of the heath family. important nectar source. (source:
http://www.sfrc.ufl.edu/Extension/florida_forestry_information/events_calendar/files/plant_id_workshop_booklet_pdf.pdf)

Also called rusty lyonia or rusty staggerbush. 112 more words

Florida Native Plant

How have we never talked about knapweed before???

Wow, sorry folks, I’ve been slacking, and that whole PhD thing is a sorry excuse! Let me tell you a little natural history about a plant called diffuse knapweed ( 763 more words

Ethnobotany

ORANGE MILKWORT (Polygala lutea)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: ORANGE MILKWORT (Polygala lutea)

low growing biennial. You can’t miss the bright orange flowers. Likes boggy conditions.

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Florida Native Plant

International Authors' Day

Between 14-18 July 2015, on each day, I will be making a post in celebration of International Authors’ Day, featuring reviews of works by Kenneth Grahame, J.L. 153 more words

Landscape

DOCTORBUSH (Plumbago zeylanica)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: DOCTORBUSH (Plumbago zeylanica)

Low growing, vine-like which if grouped can be used as a groundcover for shade.

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Florida Native Plant

Dream of an Acacia Tree HD

Devotees of this blog may recall my first Twine game, and second game I ever published, Dream of an Acacia Tree being a fun, creative, absolutely bug-infested hot mess. 208 more words

Ecology