Florida Native Plant

@PineLilyFNPS

Osceola County Chapter of FL Native Plant Society. Meets monthly in Kissimmee. Visitors always welcome

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#bst Black Swallowtail Butterfly Lifecycle: 09/18/14: A little fatter, but not much change in one day #nwf

#bst Black Swallowtail Butterfly Lifecycle: 09/17/14: Ate all the flower buds, working on the stem #nwf

#bst Black Swallowtail Butterfly Lifecycle: 09/14/14: One caterpillar remains. Others may have migrated to other plants #nwf

#bst Black Swallowtail Butterfly Lifecycle: 09/09/14: Caterpillars still feeding and the birds and spiders have left them alone. #nwf

#bst Black Swallowtail Butterfly Lifecycle: 09/07/14: Caterpillars instar #1 beefing up on buds (I count 6) #nwf

#bst Black Swallowtail Butterfly Lifecycle: 09/06/14: First signs of caterpillars #nwf

#bst Black Swallowtail Butterfly Lifecycle: 09/04/14: eggs on Tiedemannia filiformis #nwf

We have signs of life in Bluebird Brood FOUR of 2013 #nwf #birds #wildlife #nature

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Did the bluebird babies hired "muscle" to keep the snakes away? #hawk #wildlife #nwf #bird

Pop is feeding babies hatched today while a sibling from prior brood stops to beg. Pop fed the babies and shoo'd big sister away #bird #nature

butterfly larval host plants in #Kissimmee? Central Florida native Plant Sale at Oh Park on April 5- 6

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4 + over 1000 = 1? When it comes to #NativePlants YES! #kissimmee

IN APRIL: #Florida Native Plant Sale in #Kissimmee in conjunction with #NativePlant Trade Show; "Plant Real Florida" 1000+ plants

The Native Plant Sale April 5-6 in #Kissimmee #florida along with the #nativeplant trade show 4/4-5.

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What Florida Native Plant is Blooming Today?: BEGGARTICKS #white #wildflower #nwf (Bidens alba) aka Spanish needles. Pollinator MAGNET. No flower in my garden performs better as a nectar source for bees, butterflies, etc.: http://tinyurl.com/9543lz9

Central Florida critter of the day: #bird #nwf #wildlife Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) gal attracted to bouquet of dried native flowers; regular visitor: http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/pa-rum-pum-pum-pum-little-drummer-bird.html

What Florida Native Plant is Blooming Today?: DWARF ST.JOHN'S-WORT #yellow #wildflower #nwf (Hypericum mutilum) good for early pollinators; dainty, low growth, moist locations

Central Florida critter of the day: #nwf #wildlife #MOTH MONDAY! Snowy Urola Moth (Urola nivalis) Day flier;likely feeds on grasses; shown on spent leaf of Bidens alba

What Florida Native Plant is Blooming Today?: WOODSORREL #yellow #wildflower #nwf (Oxalis corniculata) pollinators http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/native-shamrocks.html Ethnobotany: herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl/?searchstring=Oxalis corniculata

Central Florida critter of the day: #bird #nwf #wildlife Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) main food insects; occasional fruit, seed; More: http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/this-birds-a-lone-wolf.html