Roystonea regia, the Florida royal palm; Miami-Dade county, Florida (21 March 2015). Thes is one of my favorite trees, but it doesn’t quite range to my part of the state. They’re mostly limited in southern Florida, the Caribbean, and much of Central America. Whenever… Continue Reading “Roystonea regia, 21 March 2015”
Acoelorraphe wrightii, the Paurotis palm; Miami-Dade county, Florida (14 March 2023).Spring Break 2023 One of my favorite plant species in Florida is the Paurotis palm, featured here. Though not as abundant as our Sabal palms and Saw palmettos, in south Florida they Paurotis palm… Continue Reading “Spring Break 2023: Acoelorraphe wrightii”
Sabal palmetto, the Cabbage palm; Collier county, Florida (13 March 2023).Spring Break 2023 A silhouetted Cabbage palm makes for a damn fine scene with a fresh cup of coffee.and a light, early morning breeze as the sun begins to peek over the horizon.
Pinus elliotti, the Slash pine, and Serenoa repens, the Saw palmetto; Volusia county, Florida (11 March 2023). Spring Break 2023 Here’s another shot from the fantastic pine-and-palmetto southeastern region of Heart Island Conservation Area. This can be surprisingly tricky habitat to traverse. While the… Continue Reading “Spring Break 2023: Pinus elliotti and Serenoa repens”
Sabal palmetto, the Cabbage palmetto; Volusia county, Florida (02 January 2023). I couldn’t help but snag this quick shot of a fallen palm on a morning hike near my home.
Serenoa repens, the Saw palmetto; Volusia county, Florida (01 January 2023). Check out all that Saw palmetto lining the edge of an Ormond Beach trail. Serenoa repens is a smaller palm species rarely growing more than about seven to ten feet in height. I… Continue Reading “Serenoa repens, 01 January 2023”