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Tag: plant ID

Leaves of Three, Let it Be?

Florida is home to many native plants and knowing what plant you are looking at isn’t always easy. Today, we are going to focus on just two, similar looking, native, vining plants: poison ivy and Virginia creeper. Why these two species? Let’s find out!  Have you heard the saying “leaves of three, let it be; leaves of… Read More

New Weed Science Resource: Comparing Plant ID Apps

The Landscape and Ornamental Production Weed Management Laboratory at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center has a new resource comparing plant identification apps and offering tips for budding horticulturists who are hoping to use apps to identify plant… Read More

Plant Identification- It’s all about the pictures

Plant Identification Plant identification, especially grasses, is one of my FAVORITE things to do as an extension agent and plant nerd.  I love coming to work and seeing specimens or visiting producers fields and pastures because live samples… Read More