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Florida Wildflowers in Their Natural Communities

Florida Wildflowers in Their Natural Communities

The Ferns of Florida: A Reference and Field Guide icon

50 Common Native Plants Important In Florida's Ethnobotanical History
By Ginger M. Allen, Michael D. Bond, and Martin B. Main. When you find out what they had to eat, you may have new respect for early Florida settlers. 26 photo plates of ethnobotanically significant Florida native plants.

Common Native Wildflowers of North Florida
Jeffrey G. Norcini. Tables of plant, habitat and potential use.

Florida's Native Bromeliads
Barbra C. Larson, J. Howard Frank, Ginger M. Allen and Martin B. Main. There are 16 native species, two natural hybrids. Description and images.

Florida Slash Pine (Pinus elliottii)- FEIS INDEX

FEIS (Fire Effects Information System) U.S. Forest Service Plant Database
This database has botanical and ecological information on many species of Florida's native flora.

Live Oak (Quercus virginiana)- FEIS INDEX

Mexican-tea, Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
D. W. Hall, V. V. Vandiver, and J. A. Ferrell. Description and image of this rather smelly member of the goosefoot family which occurs in waste areas, cultivated areas and disturbed sites.

Natural Area Weeds: Distinguishing Native and Non-Native "Boston Ferns" and "Sword Ferns" (Nephrolepis spp.)

K. A. Langeland. Know the difference between Florida native Nephrolepis exaltata and two invasive imposters, tuberous sword fern, N. cordifolia, and Asian sword fern, Nephrolepis multiflora. Images.

Sabal palmetto- FEIS INDEX

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa)- FEIS INDEX

Southern Red Cedar (Juniperus silicicola)- FEIS INDEX

Spanish Moss and Ball Moss

Nancy P. Arny.Two native bromeliads, Tillandsia usneoides and Tillandsia recurvata. Description, line sketch.

Yaupon (Ilex vomitoria)- FEIS INDEX

Native pot pourrii

Cypress in Florida
By Mary L. Duryea and L. Annie Hermansen, University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Dodder - a plant parasite - Cuscuta - Grammica
Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet and image.

Is This Poison Ivy?
Discover the difference between Parthenocissus quinquefolia masquerading as Toxicodendron radicans, and good old fashioned Poison Ivy, by Leigh Fulghum.

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