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Spiderwort and Rustweed

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director

It is said that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but what if that rose was called spiderwort? Surely, one would have reservations about handling a plant with such a name, regardless of how beautiful its flowers may be.

The same holds true for rustweed–what maiden would swoon over a bouquet of anything with a name like that? Sure, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but what about the ear? Read the full article here!