FLORIDA IS…The decades-old Mangroves and the sediments that define our coastline and provide shelter for the next generation.
FLORIDA IS… postponed
FLORIDA IS…postponed The following events are postponed and will be rescheduled after Hurricane Irma: Stay safe! (Postponed due to Hurricane Irma) Senator José Javier Rodríguez and Miami Waterkeeper present “Florida is…” Exhibit Preview and Conservation Talk September 7 @ 6:30
Florida is… Sea Grape (Coccoloba uvifera)
Florida is.. Sea grapes | Coccoloba uvifera (see http://nativeflags.org/sea-grape/) Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots (unranked): Core eudicots Order: Caryophyllales Family: Polygonaceae Genus: Coccoloba Species: C. uvifera From Wiki: Coccoloba uvifera is a species of flowering plant in the buckwheat
Florida is… Railroad Vine (Ipomoea pes-caprae)
Florida is… Railroad Vine (Ipomoea pes-caprae) See http://lee.ifas.ufl.edu/Hort/GardenPubsAZ/Railroad_vine_lpomoea_pes-caprae.pdf Image from Wiki…
Florida is… Poisonwood (Metopium toxiferum)
Florida is… Poisonwood (Metopium toxiferum) From http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep220 “Poisonwood (Metopium toxiferum) Poisonwood is an evergreen shrub or tree that grows 25–35 feet tall in hammocks, pinelands, and sandy areas near saltwater. It is particularly abundant in the Florida Keys. As of
Florida is… Grasshoppers ( Romalea microptera)
Florida is… Eastern Lubber Grasshoppers, Romalea microptera Learn more about them at http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/orn/lubber.htm
Florida is where you can experience the outdoors all year long, smell the flowers and interact with wild life.
My photograph is the crape myrtle tree which bursts with flowers attracting happy pollinators !