Florida Milkvetch In Flower

The light purple flowers of the Florida Milkvetch grow in tiny clusters at the tip of the stems. The leaf arrangement is opposite and the leaves are shaped like tiny hearts. Many of these clusters were no bigger than two hands side-by-side. […]

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What Are You Willing To Sacrifice?

At the ABG Conservation Seed Bank, a few freshly harvested seeds of Florida Yew (Taxus floridana) were sacrificed, having their characteristic fleshly red cup (aril)¬†removed before weighing and drying to determine the average moisture content. This value will be used to desiccate remaining seeds to a moisture content of precisely 4-7% before entering a germination […]

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