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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 Sep 22
Headed out to see wildflowers this weekend? Tell us where! Our guide to "What's in Bloom" shows where you'll find them. are already popping up!
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Florida Wildflower Sep 21
! White twinevine (Sarcostemma clausum) is an evergreen vine common in Central & S. FL. Cousin of milkweed, larval host plant for , & Soldier &, fragrant flowers nectar source for & wasps. Photo:Bob Peterson
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Florida Wildflower Sep 19
featuring a roadside scene in the Panhandle. "Roadside ecosystems serve as an important refuge for many insects, including native pollinators." We work statewide to increase the presence of native wildflowers along roadways:
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Florida Wildflower Sep 14
It's ! Seaside goldenrod grows throughout FL. Attract , , other , & birds searching for insects. It gets a bad rap as an instigator, but it's not! Find out the real culprit at Photo by Mary Keim
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Florida Wildflower Sep 13
Milkweed: It's not just for . Learn more about why native is best and how you can find it here: (Aquatic milkweed in video)
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Florida Wildflower Sep 13
This is just incredible - 50 Wild About Wildflowers Activity Kits snapped up by teachers!
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Florida Wildflower Sep 7
! Nothing clouds the beauty of the brilliant blue (Hydrolea corymbosa)! This perennial goes largely unnoticed until its bright blooms appear. Blooming now in wet areas throughout the FL. Photo:Stacey Matrazzo
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Florida Wildflower Sep 5
A spider sat down beside her...Great shot, Katherine! Would *you* get this close? See more Florida wildflower photos on our Flickr page here: "Found in a ditch on CR 325 (Alachua County), near the Pine Flatwoods Reserve area - August."
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Florida Wildflower Aug 31
! Pine-hyacinth (Clematis baldwinii) is an endemic perennial . Its distinctly nodding flowers attract a variety of , while its fruit provides food for many birds and small . Photo:Bob Peterson
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Florida Wildflower Aug 30
Check out our newsletter: Get to know the Zebras in your garden; 2019 FL Wildflower Symposium date and more!
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Florida Wildflower Aug 28
It's a start! Learn more with our own guide to Florida's "yellow stripey things" here: (credit via twitter)
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Florida Wildflower Aug 24
! Heading to the beach this weekend? Be on the lookout for Beach morning glory (Ipomoea imperati). Get an early start, because its beautiful white appear in the morning but begin to wilt and close up by afternoon. Photo:Bill Frank
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Florida Wildflower Aug 23
Now is the time to see a ghost orchid in bloom! Bring binoculars since they're usually pretty high up.
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Florida Wildflower Aug 23
Replying to @FLStateParks
We love the native plant Pollinator pots there, too!
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Florida Wildflower Aug 23
Love garden flags & signs? Our Wildflowers, Naturally sign shows your neighbors what a great gardener you are. Click here to find out how to get your own:
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Florida Wildflower Aug 22
Happy Wednesday! Can you guess where this phenomenal photo was recently taken? Here are your clues: 1. meadow 2. area. 3. Click on the icons on our "What's Blooming" map to narrow down your answers here:
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Florida Wildflower Aug 18
Today=Deadline to order lunch. Tuesday=Deadline to register!
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Florida Wildflower Aug 17
! Starrush whitetop:a unique and long-lived perennial sedge. It's known (& named) for its striking bracts that are often mistaken for a daisy-like . Like most sedges, starrush whitetop stems are triangular... Photo: Eleanor Dietrich
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Florida Wildflower Aug 11
Late is the perfect time to plan for wildflower seed sowing! Shop seeds in our online store: Inspire others by naming the you've grown from in the comments!
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Florida Wildflower Aug 10
! Catesby’s lily (Lilium catesbaei) bears the largest flower of any North American lily & is a state-listed threatened species & is very sensitive to growing conditions. Attracts many pollinators, esp.swallowtail . Photo:Mary Keim
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