Tag: Big Bend Wakulla

Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly

The large yellow butterfly has a wingspan of 2″ to 2-1/2″. It migrates through Florida annually and can be found in the state for most of the year. It shows a preference for red blossoms such as those… Read More

Cloudless Sulphur Caterpillar

This caterpillar is 1-1/2″ to 2″ long when fully developed. It has a pebbly surface and bears a distinct lateral yellow stripe running the length of the body. Larvae feed on Cassia spp., favoring sicklepod and partridge pea. View the… Read More

Tent Caterpillars

Les Harrison Ag & Natural Resources Agent County Extension Director UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension The recent cold snap in Wakulla County has brought the insect and bug population to a standstill. The mosquito activity is all in south… Read More

Air Potatoes – Exotic Pest

Science fiction has a lot of entertainment value.  Imaginative authors are able to take a collection of improbable characteristics and encapsulate them in one being, then place the subject in a foreign location. Contact with the indigenous residents… Read More

Gall Wasps

The thinning leaves of autumn unveil and expose many of the trees in Wakulla County which have been concealed by their green cloak during the warmer months. Oaks, both deciduous and evergreen, may reveal a collection of knotty,… Read More

Gall Wasps

The thinning leaves of autumn unveil and expose many of the trees in Wakulla County which have been concealed by their green cloak during the warmer months.  Oaks, both deciduous and evergreen, may reveal a collection of knotty,… Read More

Gone to Seed

Autumn in Wakulla County results in many annual and perennial plants producing seed. Better knowledge of how plants function throughout their lifecycle has led to understanding the ingenious ways they continue their species next spring. Read full article…

Gone to Seed

Autumn in Wakulla County results in many annual and perennial plants producing seed. Better knowledge of how plants function throughout their lifecycle has led to understanding the ingenious ways they continue their species next spring. Read full article…