After a prescribed burn, Crowpoison (Stenanthium densum) and other vegetation thrive in this fire-dependant ecossytem in the Apalachicola National Forest. The hazy background is from smoke of other burns that were occurring on the day this scene was photographed.
As Tooachegrass dries out, its seedhead forms a spiral.
Toothachegrass is so named because chewing on the plant's root makes your gums feel numb.
The orange color of this parasitic vine can be easily spotted in green vegetation that it is encroaching.
This is the host plant of the Falcate Orangetip butterfly.
This species of Swallowwort, a member of the milkweed family, can be identified by its long flower stalks and notches on its inner petals.
This lone bald cypress was lit by the evening sun and early moonrise.
A pest of azaleas, these caterpillars become moths known as Major Datana.
Deeringothamnus rugelii var. pulchellus
Deirochelys reticularia chrysea