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!


Posted: April 29, 2015

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Farming, Florida, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Invasive, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Native, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Pest Management, Plants, Rustweed, Spiderwort, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wildflowers

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