Dade Native Plant Workshop

Enthusiastic folks who wish to learn how to identify South Florida's wild plants

GREETINGS! This free public workshop meets every third tuesday of each month. Novices & Experts alike are welcome.

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17 September 2019 Dade Native Plant Workshop

September's topic is the cactus family (Cactaceae).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on above link or go…See More
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Cynthia Guerra is now a member of Dade Native Plant Workshop
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Steve Woodmansee posted a blog post

20 August 2019 Dade Native Plant Workshop

August's topic is native vines.  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on above link or go to: …See More
Jul 17
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Dade Native Plant Workshop History (in brief)

The Dade Native Plant Workshop (then known simply as the Native Plant Workshop) was started in the 1950's by Fran Young of Miami-Dade's Camp Owaissa Bauer Park. Over time other enthusiasts would join including noted botanists and naturalists including Frank Craighead, George Avery, Mary Ann Bolla, Don & Joyce Gann, John Popenoe, Roger Hammer, Bob Knight, Marty Roessler, Don Keller, David Black, Sally Braem, Alan Herndon, George Gann, Keith Bradley, and too many others to mention! Some of…See More
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17 September 2019 Dade Native Plant Workshop

September's topic is the cactus family (Cactaceae).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of…

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Posted by Steve Woodmansee on August 22, 2019 at 9:50am

20 August 2019 Dade Native Plant Workshop

August's topic is native vines.  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month. We convene at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus’s Landscape Technology Nursery in the northwest corner of the campus. Please park inside of the gate. For a map and address of the campus click on…

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Posted by Steve Woodmansee on July 17, 2019 at 1:30am

16 July 2019 Dade Native Plant Workshop

July's topic is the genus Cyperus (Flatsedges).  IRC provides an excellent online database where you can search a list of Cyperus species found in South Florida here. Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at 5:00PM, the third Tuesday of each and every month.…

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Posted by Steve Woodmansee on June 19, 2019 at 10:54am

18 June 2019 Dade Native Plant Workshop

June's topic is Coastal Strand Plants.  Coastal Strand is a fire climax upland plant community located behind the beach dune.  IRC has a list of plants found in this community here. Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

The Native Plant Workshop is FREE. Meeting time is at…

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Posted by Steve Woodmansee on May 28, 2019 at 8:00am

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Free Online Native Plant Class

Hey folks,  below is a link to a free online native plant class.  George Rogers is quite talented, and I have used his references many times at the Workshop.  …Continue

Started by Steve Woodmansee Dec 3, 2018.

Urban meadow plants

Hey!  Can you identify this specimen?Continue

Started by Jolynne Woodmansee Nov 17, 2015.

Cool Plant Website 3 Replies

Check out this website which has the current taxonomical names for all plant species in the world!  http://www.theplantlist.org/Continue

Started by Steve Woodmansee. Last reply by Christina Dupuy Oct 11, 2014.

Great Website for Identifying Graminoids (Grasses, Rushes, and Sedges)

The Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes of Palm Beach and Martin Counties (click)  Put together by a couple of friends George Rogers and…Continue

Tags: Juncaceae, Plant, Identification, Cyperaceae, Poaceae

Started by Steve Woodmansee Mar 16, 2014.

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