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Category: Pests & Disease

Dollarweed – Weed of the Week

Dollarweed – Weed of the Week Dollarweed, sometimes referred to as Pennywort, is a broadleaf weed that thrives in wet areas.  Under wet conditions and poor grazing management, it can quickly overtake pastures and fields. Additional Information Dollarweed… Read More

Brazilian Pepper- Weed of the Week

Brazilian Pepper- Weed of the Week Brazilian Pepper is a category invasive tree, meaning it can spread into undisturbed sites.  It was introduced in the 1800’s from South America, and has quickly spread throughout central and south Florida. … Read More

Graduate Student Highlight: Mackenzie Bell

By Katie Ray, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Intern Originally from Palm Desert in southern California, Mackenzie Bell is a graduate research assistant at the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants. Mackenzie’s thesis surrounds improving Brazilian Peppertree… Read More