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Flower Friday: Violet butterworth
Violet butterwort ( Pinguicula ionantha ) Click on terms for botanical definitions.  Photo by Eleanor Dietrich Also known as Godfrey’s butterwort, violet butterwort is a
rare perennial insectivorous plant that typically blooms between February and
April. It...

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Member profile: Dr. Loran Anderson
Dr. Loran Anderson is a professor emeritus in the department of biological science at Florida State University in Tallahassee. His research has focused on plant taxonomy and systematics in the Florida Panhandle and elsewhere. He is currently compiling a che...

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Member profile: Dr. Loran Anderson
Dr. Loran Anderson is a professor emeritus in the department of biological science at Florida State University in Tallahassee. His research has focused on plant taxonomy and systematics in the Florida Panhandle and elsewhere. He is currently compiling a che...

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Flower Friday: Rusty lyonia
Photo by Stacey Matrazzo Rusty lyonia ( Lyonia ferruginea ) Click on terms for botanical definitions. Also known as rusty staggerbush, rusty lyonia is a long-lived evergreen flowering shrub . Its common descriptor, "rusty," and its species epithet, ferrugi...

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Flower Friday: Crossvine
Crossvine ( Bignonia capreolata ) Click on terms for botanical definitions. Photo by Eleanor Dietrich Crossvine is a perennial evergreen vine , so named because a cross-section of its stem reveals a cross-shaped pattern. It typically blooms in spring, when ...

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Flower Friday: Wakerobin
Photo by Eleanor Dietrich Wakerobin ( Trillium spp.) Click on terms for botanical definitions. Wakerobins are long-lived perennial wildflowers native to upland hardwood forests, slope forests, hammocks and bluffs. They typically bloom in late winter before ...

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Flower Friday: Bay lobelia
Photo by Mary Keim Bay lobelia ( Lobelia feayana )            Click on terms for
botanical definitions. Bay lobelia is a dainty endemic perennial commonly seen on
moist roadsides. It typically blooms in January through early spring, but can
bloom year-round...

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Flower Friday: Ashe's calamint
Ashe’s calamint ( Calamintha ashei )            Click on terms for
botanical definitions. Photo by Alan Cressler, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center . Also known as Ashe’s savory, Ashe’s calamint is a
state-threatened, perennial deciduous shrub . Its many ...

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Flower Friday: Coastal searocket
Coastal searocket ( Cakile lanceolata )            Click on terms for
botanical definitions. Photo by Bob Peterson Coastal searocket is a fast-growing annual or short-lived
perennial wildflower. Its charming little flowers have four white to lavender
petals...

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Flower Friday: Pineland daisy
Pineland daisy ( Chaptalia tomentosa )            Click on terms for botanical definitions. Pineland daisy bud, nodding "bonnet" and open bloom. Photos by Mary Keim (left, right) and Eleanor Dietrich (center). Pineland daisy is a perennial wildflower native...
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