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TARFLOWER (Bejaria racemosa)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: TARFLOWER (Bejaria racemosa)

Dazzling shrub in the heath family with pretty white flowers, showing a hint of pink. 60 more words

Florida Native Plant

PARTRIDGE PEA (Chamaecrista fasciculata)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: PARTRIDGE PEA (Chamaecrista fasciculata)

Great for wildlife: Birds eat the seeds, pollinators attracted to nectar/pollen.

larval host: cloudless sulfur (Phoebis senna), gray hairstreak (Strymon melinus), orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme), sleepy orange (Abaeis nicippe), little yellow (Eurema lisa) and ceraunus blue (Hemiargus ceraunus) butterflies. 76 more words

Florida Native Plant

The Buzz About Shooting Stars

Seeing shooting stars in the suburban Chicago area’s light-polluted night sky is challenging at best. But on the prairie in May, there’s a universe of shooting stars available 24/7, for anyone who takes time to look. 443 more words

Prairie

Plants. People. Places.

Throughout time the relationships between plants, people and their environment has played an integral role in the development of culture.

Passiflora incarnata/ Passion Flower

Habitat: native to Southern United States and Mexico, widespread in tropical regions of Central and South America, mainly the Caribbean and Brazil… 369 more words

Castor Bean

Cat's Claw (Uncaria tomentosa)

A-BAB, the herbal formula that I am taking to treat Babesia, includes cat’s claw (Uncaria tomentosa) in its list of ingredients. Since I am curious as to how A-BAB works to treat Babesia, it seemed best to go through the included herbs one at a time. 605 more words

Babesia

DOGA

Durham Organic Gardeners Association

Talk about ethnobotany in general and making string in particular

My favorite Ginkgo biloba - the maiden hair tree

Today’s post was meant for last week but WordPress failed me and I lost my entire post, so here it is again: My favorite Ginkgo biloba… 407 more words

Nature Photography