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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 13h
Azure blue sage!🙂🐝 Salvia azurea is a deciduous perennial  that occurs naturally in flatwoods and sandhills. Its striking cerulean flowers bloom August through November, attracting a variety of , & .
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Florida Wildflower Sep 14
🦋🐝Want to see more roadside wildflowers? Get the plate! The State Wildflower plate is the only consistent source of funding for roadside which are true pathways. ☎️Get the plate with just a phone call:
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Florida Wildflower Sep 13
!Smell lemon? It's Lemon bacopa! Bacopa caroliniana: low-growing likes moist- aquatic habitats. 🌱 emit a citrusy 👃 when bruised/crushed. Steep to make a flavorful tea. Tiny blue flowers attract small . 📷 E.Dietrich
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Florida Wildflower Sep 11
You can't beat (Solidago) for bringing out of the woodwork. If you plant it, they will come! Is yours blooming yet? (It doesn't cause an allergic reaction as many have been taught!) Read more here:
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Florida Wildflower Sep 9
Our most treasured & threatened wild creatures depend on for survival. But wildflowers, themselves, are threatened. Help us help them!
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Florida Wildflower Sep 7
This 🦋 & 🌼 brochure was produced by the in partnership with us. 💵 from the State license plate printed it. Click for bulk orders: You can also download a copy to print using the links in the form! (last link in the form.)
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Florida Wildflower Sep 6
! Think all are round? Think again! Sandsquares (Paronychia rugelii) = one of Florida's most unique . Sandsquares are also known as "nailwort." Find out why: 📷 Jim McGinity, who also suggested this week's flower!
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Florida Wildflower Sep 5
"What do hurricane strength winds mean to the spreading of plants? Will we see more plant movement as a result? The answers depend on a variety of factors."
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Florida Wildflower Sep 4
Unfortunately, our service field trip to the Warea Tract scheduled for this Saturday, 9/7 is canceled due to Hurricane Dorian as we no longer have the availability of state forest staff. Contact info@flawildflowers.org w/questions. We hope everyone stays safe this week!
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Florida Wildflower Sep 2
Spanish needle=wonderful for attracting :larval host for Dainty sulphur butterfly & favorite nectar source for a myriad of butterflies.🦋 3rd most common source of nectar for honey production in FL & it's edible!🍴🥗 📷 B. Peterson
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Florida Wildflower Sep 1
Join us on Saturday, November 18 for this unique opportunity to learn about the efforts to conserve and permanently protect this endangered natural habitat through environmentally friendly burial options at Heartwood Preserve in Tampa Bay.
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Florida Wildflower Aug 31
You might find one of these creatures hanging upside-down, but it’s not a bat (or a vampire). It’s a Silver-spotted skipper! Adults perch upside-down under leaves at night and on hot or cloudy days. 📷 Mary Keim
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Florida Wildflower Aug 30
! Chapman's fringed (Platanthera chapmanii) is one of the rarest orchids in the U.S., but 90% of its population occurs in only 12 counties (according to Paul Martin Brown's "Wild Orchids of Florida.") Photo by Stacey Lynn
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Florida Wildflower Aug 29
Hoping all goes okay and everyone stays safe.
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Florida Wildflower Aug 29
DID YOU KNOW? The Gulf fritillary is part of the “brush-footed” butterfly family (Nymphalidae), referring to the genetic trait of short hairs on the front of its legs.More here:
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Florida Wildflower Aug 28
Happy ! Learn more about the featured endangered wildflower here:
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Florida Wildflower Aug 26
Heres a little & love for you via one of our "Wildflowers, Naturally!" gardeners who was recognized for using Florida's native wildflowers in their landscape. ❤🌸🐶🐕
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Florida Wildflower Aug 23
! Carolina (Asclepias cinerea) can get lost among the wiregrass, But its splendidly stellar blooms will stop you in your tracks. Flowers in summer in sandhills, pine flatwoods & bogs(Panhandle & N. FL) 📷Stacey Lynn
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Florida Wildflower Aug 21
Gotta love budding botanists and seeing their progress with our grant!
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Florida Wildflower Aug 20
We've seen this viral meme going around and had to share. 😆🐝 Learn more about Florida's native bees here:
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