Dade Native Plant Workshop

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

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June 21, 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

June's topic is the Malvaceae (Mallow/Hibiscus family).  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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May 17, 2022 Native Plant Workshop

May's topic is the Vitaceae (Grape family).  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…

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April 19, 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

April's topic is the Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad family).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  When Collecting palm fronds, be sure and grab the base of the frond including against the trunk of the tree.

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…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on March 20, 2022 at 6:00pm — No Comments

15 March 2022 Native Plant Workshop

March's topic is the Arecaceae (Palm family).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  When Collecting palm fronds, be sure and grab the base of the frond including against the trunk of the tree.

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…

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15 February 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

February's topic is the Moraceae (Mulberry family).  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…

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18 January 2022 Dade Native Plant Workshop

January's topic is the Apocynaceae (Dogbane family), which includes the Aclepiadaceae (Milkweeds).  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…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on January 4, 2022 at 2:01pm — No Comments

21 December 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop

December's topic is Plants with red berries.  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.  This will also be our traditional Christmas Party (20th?), so you are encouraged to bring in a dish or beverage to share.  Holiday Cheer is mandatory.  

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…

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November 16, 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop

November's topic is the genus Nephrolepis (Sword ferns) and will be lead by Jennifer Possley of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens.  You can follow her on Twitter at:  https://twitter.com/JennPossley

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…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on October 22, 2021 at 7:40am — No Comments

October 19, 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop Meeting

We are back at our usual meeting location at Miami Dade College.  Our topic is the Myrtaceae (Stopper Family) containing 8 native plants in South Florida, and all of them are commonly cultivated.  For a list of plants, use the Institute for Regional Conservation's online database here (you will need to select Myrtaceae under Family).  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on September 23, 2021 at 9:27am — No Comments

21 September 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop

We are back at our usual meeting location at Miami Dade College.  Our topic is the Boraginaceae (Borage family).  For a list of plants found in South Florida go to here, and under "family" select "Boraginaceae".  Please bring in at least 3 plants, which needn’t necessarily cover the topic.

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on August 19, 2021 at 9:24am — No Comments

August 17, 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip 7PM

This month we will return to Ron Ehman Park located here.  Meeting time is later than usual, 7PM.  Park your car (or bicycle) on the northside of the preserve, accessed from SW 97th Avenue in the NW corner of the park, and we…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on July 31, 2021 at 8:00am — No Comments

July 20, 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip

This month we will meet at Ludlam Pineland Preserve  located here.  Access is from SW 67th Avenue (Ludlam Road), just north of SW 152nd Street.  Park your car (or bicycle) along Powerline Easement on the western side of Ludlam Road. …

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on June 21, 2021 at 1:58pm — No Comments

June 15, 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip

This month we will meet at Trinity Pineland Preserve  located here.  Access is from Sunset SW 72nd Court south of Sunset Drive (SW 72nd Street).  Park your car (or bicycle) along circle at the end of SW 72nd Court.  …

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on May 19, 2021 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

May 18, 2021, May Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip

This month we will meet at Kendalwood Park located here.  Access is from Galloway Drive (SW87th Avenue) using SW 80th Street.  Park your car (or bicycle) along SW 93rd Court.  Kendalwood Park…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on April 28, 2021 at 8:17am — No Comments

April 20, 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip

This month we will meet at Larry and Penny Thompson Park located here.  Park your car (or bicycle) along SW 129th Avenue, in  parking area westside.  Access is north of SW 184th Street (Eureka Drive).  We…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on March 17, 2021 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

March 16, 2021, Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip

This month we will meet at Kendall Indian Hammocks Park located here.  Park your car (or bicycle) along SW 79th Street, in  parking area west of skateboard park near the restrooms.  We will meet at the western trailhead.  This hammock is unusual for its highly sandy soil, native hammock species along with non native species occur here.   We will begin the trip at…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on February 17, 2021 at 5:39pm — 3 Comments

16 February 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip to Pine Shore Park

Last month's field trip was a success I think, so we will keep it going.

This month we will meet at Pine Shore Park located here.  Park your car (or bicycle) on the northside of the preserve along SW 126th Street and we will walk south  along the dirt path within the little preserve area.  We will learn Pine Rockland plants, assuming it doesn't burn. Like Ron Ehman Park, this park is small but pretty…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on January 28, 2021 at 7:00pm — No Comments

January 19 Florida Keys NPW

If you cannot attend the field trip, or if there is time after the field trip (doubtful), you can join an online discussion on Ferns.  Details below.

Greetings everyone!  Here is the connection information for next week's Florida Keys Native Plant Workshop...

 

The next virtual meeting for the Florida Keys Native Plant Workshop is Tuesday January 19 at 5:30 

 

Jennifer Possley from Fairchild…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on January 13, 2021 at 11:10am — No Comments

Flora of the Southeastern United States FREE DIGITAL COPY

You can download the whole flora, or the region of Florida.

Go here and download it:  

https://ncbg.unc.edu/research/unc-herbarium/floras/

Added by Steve Woodmansee on December 22, 2020 at 5:40pm — No Comments

January 19 2021 Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip

New Year, new protocols. 

Until the Covid Craziness settles down, we will be learning our plants IN THE FIELD!  So we will still meet at 5:00PM on the third Tuesday, but now we will meet at select locations.  I realize there won't be much daylight in January, so I have picked a small preserve where which to learn plant identification. 

This month we will meet at Ron Ehman Park located…

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Added by Steve Woodmansee on December 22, 2020 at 5:30pm — 7 Comments

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