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Florida Wildflower
We nurture the awareness, understanding and appreciation of Florida's native wildflowers through education, research and planting projects throughout the state!
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Florida Wildflower Nov 16
! White indigoberry (Randia aculeata):evergreen flowering shrub/small tree w/fragrant flowers year-round, attracting a variety of . ❤ fruit & it's a larval host plant for the Tantalus sphinx moth. Photo:Bob Peterson
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Florida Wildflower Nov 14
We just love this idea for a new line of craft from in ! Each is designed with Florida's most threatened in mind. See the great short video on how they do it with the scientists at the :
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Florida Wildflower Nov 11
On this 100th anniverary of the end of WWI, find out how the red poppy became a symbol of remembrance & learn about FL's own poppies.
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Florida Wildflower Nov 9
!Elliott’s lovegrass:Delicate tiny appear to cover it in a billowy beige haze. Tiny seeds provide food for invertebrates & small , which use the plant’s dense foliage for cover. Photo by Mary Keim
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Florida Wildflower Nov 7
You've made it to this Wednesday's ! To learn more about this rare pollinated by flies, check out our blog post about it here:
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Florida Wildflower Nov 6
What's patriotic? ! Made in , you can't beat them for supporting FL . 20 Easy Wildflowers here: *Red: Standing cypress (Peg Urban) *White: Azure blue sage (Eleanor Dietrich) *Blue: Skyflower ()
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Florida Wildflower Nov 2
! Button rattlesnakemaster (Eryngium yuccifolium) blooms spring-. & are of special value to native . Contrary to its name, it does not attract ! So, what's with the name? Find out here: Photo:Common /Mary Keim
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Florida Wildflower Nov 1
helping ? Believe it! Click to see how the and are helping save Florida's butterflies and how you can drink to that!
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Florida Wildflower Oct 31
Support our natural world: get the (newly redesigned!) FL Wildflower specialty license plate! Since 2000, it has raised more than $4.2 million for roadside , in public parks & schools, educational materials & more.
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Florida Wildflower Oct 26
! Feay’s palafox (Palafoxia feayi): endemic only to Central & S. Fla. This unusual member of the Aster family bears no visual resemblance to its cousins — its blooms lack the typical petal-like ray florets. Photo: Stacey Matrazzo
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Florida Wildflower Oct 24
Happy Wednesday! Add your own photos to our "What's in Bloom?" map and we just may highlight one in our Wildflower Wisdom series. See how easy it is here:
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Florida Wildflower Oct 22
Win-win! specialty plate owners are ALSO FWF members & receive member benefits like: *Free e-newsletter *Discounts on FWF events & field trips *Copy of 20 Easy-to-Grow Wildflowers (Upon request; while supplies last.) Get yours now!
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Florida Wildflower Oct 16
Don’t wait! You can purchase our BRAND NEW State Wildflower plate design even if your present registration hasn’t expired! Support roadside wildflowers, school wildflower gardens, research, & more!
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Florida Wildflower Oct 15
The State Wildflower license plate has a new look! tag
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Florida Wildflower Oct 15
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Florida Wildflower Oct 14
Tomorrow we reveal our big news! You guessed that the yellow flower is leavenworthii, BUT do you know the name of the gorgeous pink bloom beside it? Answer in the comments!
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Florida Wildflower Oct 13
Our good news will emerge and flutter into your feed any day now. We can hardly wait until Monday! .
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Florida Wildflower Oct 12
! Scorpionstail (Heliotropium angiospermum): shrub-like plant found in C. & S. FL. w/a curved spike of tiny white flowers resembling a scorpion's coiled tail. Blooms year-round and attracts a variety of . Photo:Judy Gallagher
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Florida Wildflower Oct 11
Calling all enthusiasts/professionals! Now accepting presentation proposals for the (April 12–13,Straughn UF/IFAS Extension Center, Gainesville. Submit by 5 p.m. Oct. 31! https://flawildflowers.wufoo/forms/s16ahloh1ognmmi/
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Florida Wildflower Oct 9
Check out our NEW tri-fold brochure on which best attract to your landscape. We have one for and , too! Download or request copies here:
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