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A clear stream, a long horizon, a forest wilderness and open sky… these are man's most ancient possessions. In a modern society, they are his most priceless. Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973), Special Message to Congress, To Renew a Nation, 1968

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  1. Panorama of Blazing Stars

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    In early fall, Blazing Stars (Liatris spicata) predominate in the savanna landscape.

  2. Panorama of Chapman's Rhododendron

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    This stand of Chapman's Rhododendron (Rhododendron minus var. chapmanii) is on private property.

  3. Panorama of False Foxglove

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    This glorious expanse of False Foxglove (Agalinis sp.) covered several acres of a savanna along a roadside in the Apalachicola National Forest.

  4. Panorama of Karst Pond

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  5. Panorama of Mountain Laurels on Creek

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    Mountain laurels (Kalmia latifolia) and Florida Flame Azaleas (Rhododendron austrinum) overhang a sandy bottom creek on private property.

  6. Panorama of Pitcherplant Savanna

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    By late summer, pitcherplants (Sarracenia spp.) are surrounded by grasses and wildflowers which become the dominant elements of the savannah.

  7. Panorama of Rosemary Scrub

    This panorama of white sand Florida scrub habitat was taken on some private land that is literally surrounded by residential housing, The large bushes are Florida Rosemary (Ceratiola ericoides).
    Many of the surrounding landowners still make unsuccessful attempts at growing grass lawns!

  8. Panorama of Trout Lilies

    This panorama of trout lilies (Erythronium umbilicatum) was taken at a newly protected piece of property at Wolf Creek near Cairo, Georgia.

  9. Panorama of Wiregrass

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    Wiregrass (Aristida stricta) is a fire-dependent grass that thrives in areas such as St. Joseph Bay Preserves where prescribed burns are an extremely important part of land management.