Arundinaria tecta, the Switch cane; Volusia county, Florida (11 April 2023). Switch cane is a species of bamboo native to the southeastern United States. It prefers organically-rich, saturated soil near wetlands. We have a decent amount of it growing right now with Bulow Creek… Continue Reading “Arundinaria tecta, 11 April 2023”
Tillandsia fasciculata, the Cardinal airplant; Miami-Dade county, Florida (14 March 2023). Spring Break 2023 Here’s another shot of yet another fantastic and magnificent Cardinal airplant. What an amazingly beautiful airplant. If I were a lizard, I’d totally live on a Cardinal airplant.
Typha domingensis, the Southern cattail; Miami-Dade county, Florida (14 March 2023).Spring Break 2023 Lining the edge of Sweet Bay Pond was a lovely mesh of Southern cattail. This shoreline plant is no stranger to Floridians and others in the American Southeast — at least… Continue Reading “Spring Break 2023: Typha domingensis”
Tillandsia fasciculata, the Cardinal airplant; Monroe county, Florida (13 March 2023).Spring Break 2023 Another shot of the Cardinal airplant providing a little off-the-ground habitat for other organisms. In Big Cypress, airplants are extremely abundant, and the Cardinal airplant often dominates the mid-range trunkscape.
Tillandsia fasciculata, the Cardinal airplant; Collier county, Florida (12 March 2023). Spring Break 2023 The Cardinal airplant is a fantastically brilliant epiphytic plant ranging throughout most of southern Florida (as well as the Caribbean and much of Central America). As an epiphytic plant, this… Continue Reading “Spring Break 2023: Tillandsia fasciculata”