Pedagogy of the Plants

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Vernal Purple Invader

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Wisteria 2 (1)

Wisteria sinensis

Wisteria 1 (1)

Wisteria sinensis

Written by Cameron Brooks

March 22, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Reclamation

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Taraxacum officinale

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Kalanchoe daigremontiana

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Portulaca oleracea

 

Succulents and dandelions reclaim sandy soil from a tired, cracking tennis court. In the words of author Richard Powers, “There’s always as much belowground as above.”

Nantahala National Forest Pollinator Party

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Written by Cameron Brooks

September 1, 2019 at 5:40 pm

Kudzu Bloom

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Pueraria lobata

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Pueraria lobata

Written by Cameron Brooks

September 1, 2019 at 9:19 am

Flamboyant Tree

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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

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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

Beach Morning Glory

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Ipomea pes-caprae

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Summer Storm Over Ormond Beach

Written by Cameron Brooks

June 17, 2019 at 11:58 am