Pleopeltis michauxiana, the Resurrection fern; Volusia county, Florida (13 April 2023). Here’s a closer shot of a Resurrection fern, an epiphytic species very common throughout Florida. As you can see, this Resurrection fern is in full green-mode — with thanks to our recent precipitation.
Pleopeltis michauxiana, the Resurrection fern; Collier county, Florida (12 March 2023). Spring Break 2023 A clear sign of the need-for-rain: A dried up Resurrection fern waiting to earn its namesake. This seemingly dead fern will quickly turn green and “reanimate” as soon as a… Continue Reading “Spring Break 2023: Pleopeltis michauxiana”
Pleopeltis michauxiana, the Resurrection fern; Flagler county, Florida (22 January 2023). With a recent bout of (somewhat chilly) rain just behind us, our local Resurrection ferns are alive and kicking right now. This epiphytic fern can thin out, turn brown, and appear somewhat dead… Continue Reading “Pleopeltis michauxiana, 22 January 2023”