Tuesday, July 30 2019

Saltmarsh Morning Glory

The Saltmarsh Morning Glory is a solitary and funnel-shaped with five fused pink -to-purplish petals and a darker throat. Five greenish sepals cup the flower at its base. Sepals and stems are glabrous. Leaves are sagittate with long petioles. They are alternately arranged. Seeds are borne in globose capsules. Tendrils and underground rhizomes give the vine its vigorous mobility.

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Thursday, July 18 2019

Flamingo

There's really nothing more Floridian than the flamingo as shown everywhere in the state; restaurant names, park names, street names,lawn ornaments, t-shirts, restaurant names, cocktail swizzles and napkins, motel signs, beach bags and the list goes on and on. They must be native birds to have achieved this level of association with the state, right?

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