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Cat’s Claw Vine: Florida Invasive Plant Added to State Noxious Weed List

Native to the West Indies and Central and South America, cat’s claw vine (Dolichandra unguis–cati) was first introduced to Florida in the 1940’s as a vining, showy ornamental. Thriving in a neotropical climate, it has… Read More

Beach Vitex is Officially Declared a State Noxious Weed

Other common names: Roundleaf Chaste tree, Chasteberry, Monk’s Pepper Florida beach goers, have you strolled alongside coastal dune areas and seen this attractive, vining plant? You may have witnessed the presence of beach vitex (Vitex… Read More