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Working to preserve and conserve Florida's native wildflowers and grasses through education, research and planting projects.
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Florida Wildflower May 18
! Mock bishopsweed (Ptilimnium capillaceum) is the larval host plant for the black swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes) butterfly. Learn more at Photo:Stacey Matrazzo
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Florida Wildflower May 16
Did you know Spanish moss has tiny flowers? It's true! Contrary to popular belief, is doesn't generally damage trees. In fact, it's extremely beneficial to . Find out more here: Happy !
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Florida Wildflower May 12
Don't miss your last chance to double your impact for Florida's and !
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Florida Wildflower May 11
! Today we salute ALL in honor of ! Keep La Florida in bloom w/a donation (). This week only, donations are doubled! Pictured:Beetle on Pricklypear cactus(Opuntia humifusa) Photo: Craig Mazer
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Florida Wildflower May 9
It really is about the birds and the bees. And they need your help!
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Florida Wildflower May 9
Thank a bee today by making a donation that grows the wildflowers they desperately need for food and habitat. AND, THIS WEEK, EVERY DONATION WILL COUNT DOUBLE, up to $5,000, thanks to a generous donor who is matching each gift.
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Florida Wildflower May 7
"Tickling" trees without bees? It's happening. You can help grow wildflowers to save bees.
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Florida Wildflower May 4
It's ! Manyflowered grasspink (Calopogon multiflorus) is a state-threatened terrestrial with fragrant pink to magenta . Why "beautiful beard"? Visit our website and find out! Photo: Eleanor Dietrich
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Florida Wildflower May 2
Wednesday! Where are you planning to see blooming next? See what's in bloom where on our website:
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Florida Wildflower Apr 27
Silent Auction time! From jewelry to potted , you can't go wrong with these offerings! Bid today and tomorrow at the annual (this year in Orlando at the Orange County UF/IFAS Extension.)
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Florida Wildflower Apr 27
Join us at the native plant sale here at the Open to the public today until 4 and Sat 8:30-4 in Orlando at the Orange County UF/IFAS Extension! @greenislegardens
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Florida Wildflower Apr 27
Happening now: ! Today (1–4 p.m.) & tomorrow (8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.) Join us at the Orange County UF/IFAS Extension in , for exciting presentations, social at Bar Louie, native plant sale, & see the new wildflower meadow!
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Florida Wildflower Apr 27
! Manyflower beardtongue (Penstemon multiflorus) gets its common name from the long, often hairy filament that protrudes from the mouth of the flower, giving the appearance of a fuzzy tongue. . Photo:Eleanor Dietrich
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Florida Wildflower Apr 26
Can't make our symposium but want to buy some ? In the area? Come on down! (Plant sale open Fri 1- 4 & Sat 8:30-4. Symposium registration not necessary to shop.)
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Florida Wildflower Apr 23
Want to sell your neighbors on native wildflowers? Learn how at the Florida Wildflower Symposium
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Florida Wildflower Apr 22
Psychology is important when talking to your neighbors about using in their landscapes. Learn persuasion tips from Russ Hoffman, speaking at the 2018 on April 28 in .
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Florida Wildflower Apr 20
! Shiny lyonia/ Fetterbush: an erect woody evergreen shrub producing small, bell-shaped blooms in red, pink & white in pine and scrubby flatwoods, scrub, dry hammocks, dry prairies, and along swamp and cypress pond margins. Photo: Mary Keim
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Florida Wildflower Apr 18
Happy Wednesday. We couldn't agree with this quote more. It's what planting is all about! Award-winning photo by Nathanael Herrera featuring yellow trumpet (Sarracenia flava). More winners here:
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Florida Wildflower Apr 13
! St. John’s mint, Creeping Charlie, Browne’s savory (Clinopodium brownei): long-lived aquatic perennial w/a sprawling growth habit. Aromatic, esp. when crushed. Use to make tea/add mint flavor to salads, etc. Photo: Mary Keim
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Florida Wildflower Apr 12
fun, plant blindness and bees! Our latest e-newsletter has hit the streets!
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