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Month: August 2019

Bay Leaves

Persea boronia in the Low Country of South Carolina Persea borbonia (red bay) Family: Lauraceae Habitat: Dunes, maritime forests, dry sandy soils on barrier islands.   Range: Eastern North Carolina south to Florida and west to Southeast Texas. The… Read More


Pterocaulon pynostachyum Pterocaulon pycnostachyum (Black root, rabbit tabacco, Indian blackroot) Family: Asteraceae Species Description: blackroot distinguishing characteristics are the stem and leaves that are covered in a  thick white tomentose hairs.  The leaves hug the stem and the leaf bases… Read More