Pedagogy of the Plants

Archive for the ‘Atlantic Ocean’ Category

Flamboyant Tree

leave a comment »

IMG_7867

Delonix regia

Antigua locals call this tree “chuk chuk” due to the sound the seed pod makes when used as a rhythmic musical instrument.

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 16, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Buttonbush

leave a comment »

IMG_7901

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Click here for buttonbush photos taken over 1,700 miles away from the one featured above.

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 16, 2019 at 12:13 pm

West Indian Fuzzy Chiton

leave a comment »

IMG_7809

Acanthopleura granulata

The West Indian fuzzy chiton attaches itself to limestone cliffs throughout the Caribbean while munching on algae.

IMG_7820

Limestone Cliff in Dickenson Bay

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 16, 2019 at 11:51 am

Revisiting the House Without Us

leave a comment »

IMG_6307.JPG

 

Six years after visiting North Carolina’s Outer Banks for the first time, I returned this summer. Kudzu continues to slowly swallow this house on Highway 64 in Jamesville. View photos from that initial road trip here.

IMG_6311

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 16, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Futility

leave a comment »

IMG_5139

A futile dune and sea oat array in Flagler County now protect residents and wayward tourists along a stretch of A1A from the Atlantic Ocean.

IMG_5141

Written by Cameron Brooks

March 21, 2018 at 8:52 pm

Coquinas, Donax variabilis

leave a comment »

Coquinas, Donax variabilis Ormond Beach

Donax variabilis, Coquinas

Donax variabilis 1

Donax variabilis 2

Donax variabilis 4

Written by Cameron Brooks

April 6, 2015 at 8:20 pm

Hello Falco

leave a comment »

Falco peregrinus

The fastest animal on earth┬áperched beside a warm stucco wall soaked with a day’s sunlight grooms himself seven floors above A1A. Barred feathers float slowly.

Written by Cameron Brooks

March 11, 2015 at 12:12 pm