Category: Flowers

Beautiful “crow poison” plant flowering at St. Marks NWR.

I love watching a forest recover from a prescribed burn. Almost overnight fresh vegetation arises from the blackened ground and soon the forest is more beautiful than before. Often species which were suppressed by the thick undergrowth are free to

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The beloved Southern “Banana Shrub”

In my last post I discussed our family connection to the Emily Wilson camellia that graced us with beautiful flowers every spring during my childhood. This time I want to share with you another southern favorite, the Banana shrub (Magnolia

Emily Wilson Camellia

Ever since I was a child I looked forward to the Spring flowering of the “Banana Shrub” and the “Emily Wilson” camellia. The “Emily Wilson” is has a very special place in my heart since it was named after my

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