The maypop passion flower or (Passiflora incarnate) is an excellent vine/groundcover that can attract a wide host of pollinators and other beneficial insects. My favorite about this beautiful native wildflower is that it is a host… Read More
Category: Natural Resources
The Gopher Tortoise is one of Florida’s most unique reptile. The Gopher Tortoise is known an a keystone species. Gopher tortoises dig deep burrows in the ground for refuge and for protection. These burrows average a depth… Read More
The Cuban treefrog is just one of many invasive species that have entered Florida. Native to Cuba, Cuban treefrogs arrived in the 1920’s in the Florida Keys. Since them, it has increased its range spreading… Read More
The cottonmouth is the aquatic superstar of venomous snakes in Florida. Also known as the moccasin, the cottonmouth can be found in every county in the sunshine state. Cottomouths are relatively large snakes. Specimens can… Read More
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Pygmy Rattlesnakes are one of the most common venomous snakes residents can encounter. They are the smallest of the four venomous species. Sizes vary but they rarely exceed 20” in length. These little guys can be found in many… Read More