Pedagogy of the Plants

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Hand Carved Door to the Tropics

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Written by Cameron Brooks

August 7, 2020 at 8:55 am

Aquatic Social Distancing

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Lake Tree

Written by Cameron Brooks

March 25, 2020 at 8:41 am

Matanzas Inlet Gets Rinsed

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Written by Cameron Brooks

March 22, 2020 at 7:06 pm

Vernal Purple Invader

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Wisteria sinensis

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Wisteria sinensis

Written by Cameron Brooks

March 22, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Neon Sea Grape Venation

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Coccoloba uvifera

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Coccoloba uvifera

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Coccoloba uvifera

For a sea grape jelly recipe and more, click here.

Written by Cameron Brooks

March 15, 2020 at 6:54 pm

Snake Plants Occupy Coquina Beach

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Sansevieria trifasciata

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.”

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

West Indian Fuzzy Chiton

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Acanthopleura granulata

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

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Limestone Cliff in Dickenson Bay

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 16, 2019 at 11:51 am

Pink Invader

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Albizia julibrissin

Written by Cameron Brooks

June 17, 2019 at 10:49 am

Revisiting the House Without Us

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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.

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Written by Cameron Brooks

July 16, 2018 at 6:15 pm

A Pineapple Grows in D.C.

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Ananas comosus (pineapple)

Written by Cameron Brooks

June 16, 2018 at 4:03 pm

One Groovy Orchid

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Paphiopedilum lowii

Written by Cameron Brooks

June 16, 2018 at 3:19 pm

Hanging Out Above Tallulah Gorge

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On days devoted to whitewater boating, 500-700 cubic feet of water flows through the Tallulah Gorge every second. A cool mist rises to meet hikers from around the world swaying in awe 80 feet above on a suspension bridge.

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The eastern tiger swallowtail clings to a red maple limb.

Written by Cameron Brooks

April 23, 2018 at 6:59 pm

Evening Primrose, Oenothera macrocarpa

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Written by Cameron Brooks

July 8, 2016 at 8:11 pm

American Trout Lily, Erythronium americanum

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Hikers flock to Raven Cliff Falls Trail for the rush of falling water, but a trip in early April offers subtler beauty along the way.

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Since ninety-nine percent of trout lily plants are non-flowering, the illusive perennials pictured above are one-percenters thriving in the mountains of White County.

May Day Flurries

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A flurry of cottonwood seeds occupy an entrance to the North Oconee River Greenway.
 

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November Ebb and Flow

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November Tide Pool

Written by Cameron Brooks

November 26, 2014 at 7:52 pm