The Apalachicola False Rosemary is found in two disjunct counties (Liberty and Santa Rosa) in the florida Panhandle.
The leaves of the Apalachicola False Rosemary impart a pleasant spicy fragrance when touched.
Conura sp.This Chalcid wasp has just emrged from a parasitized moth's cocoon.
Conura sp.These Chalcid Wasps just emerged from a moth cocoon.
Conyza canadensis var. pusilla
Lasioglossum sp.This tiny bee was visiting all the flowers of Incised Agrimony (Agrimonia incisa), a threatened species in Florida.
Oenothera biennisSeeds of this species are angular with flat sides, resembing a prism.
This beautiful scene of planted wildflowers (Coreopsis basalis and Phlox drummondii) was alongside a highway near Lee, Florida.
The flower is named after the Chipola River along which it is found. This beautiful Coreopsis is also known as Fringeleaf Dyeflower because of cilia found on the leaf margins. Someone made the accurate observation that leaves feel like the plastic in plastic cups!
Cornus floridaThe white petals of the dogwood "flower" are actually bracts that surround the real flowers which are located in the green center.
The male Falcate Orangetip butterfly approaches the female.
Crataegus marshalliiHawthorns can be a wonderful addition to the landscape, especially when the red berries appear in the fall. More importantly, the fruits are a good wildlife food.