The plant is most likely a roadside wildflower belonging to the genus Stylosanthes. It could possibly be the Sidebeak pencilflower, Stylosanthes biflora, because this wildflower is commonly found along roadsides in Central and North Florida and is native… Read More
Landscape Matters Wednesday, June 5, 10 a.m. Yulee County Building 86026 Pages Dairy Road. (Take US 17 North, pass over the railroad tracks, and turn left on Pages Dairy Road. The building is attached to the fire station.)… Read More
Q: My neighbor’s yard has been left vacant for some time and I just noticed dozens of clusters of pretty, small purple flowered weeds. What are they?
Q: My neighbor’s yard has been left vacant for some time and I just noticed dozens of clusters of pretty, small purple flowered weeds. The flowers are on top of a tall, thin stalk which is about 1… Read More
A As you were describing it to me, I became very interested as orange colored wildflowers are not as common as yellow or pink. It helped tremendously when you brought a sample into the office. I truly, had… Read More
The genus Coreopsis is Florida’s State Wildflower. Coreopsis lanceolata, lanceleaf coreopsis, is an evergreen to semi-evergreen perennial that is one of 14 native coreopsis species found in Florida. It primarily occurs in north Florida, but has been… Read More
This is one of those plants where some people call it a weed and others call it a wildflower. Acalypha virginica, Three-seed mercury plant, is a native annual and we here in Nassau County, Florida will begin to… Read More