Cocoplum shrubs are everywhere in Southwest Florida, and the fruit is high in vitamin C.
Tasty trailside nibbles, cocoplums are often found near water. Click here for a cocoplum jam recipe.
Naples Botanical Garden Littoral Zone
After foraging in Punta Gorda with Green Deane, Brazilian pepper seems to pop up everywhere (as invasives do). The plan is to roast and grind the sweet and spicy berries, then sprinkle over popcorn.
Click here for more about a storied ornamental listed on the Florida Department of Agriculture’s Noxious Weed List.
These flowers are edible!