Dade Native Plant Workshop

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

12 August 2023 (Saturday) Dade Native Plant Workshop Field Trip

This Month will cap off our summer of exploration and we will meet on a Saturday and join the folks of the Dade Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society.  Location of workshop is an empty lot next to some Railroad tracks owned by Miami-Dade Water and Sewer and the meeting time is 4:30PM.  Location is at the intersection of SW 92nd Avenue and SW 74th Street.  This site is just south of Sunset Drive (SW 72nd Street), and 92nd Avenue can be accessed from the west or east (there is a traffic light).  Look for Steve’s big white pick-up truck.  This lot is full of remnant pine rockland and marl prairie wildflowers along with some common native lawnweeds and is a must see. Feel free to bring any plants in for identification. We may go for beers and wings afterwards.  You can follow me on Twitter at:

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If you are still jonesing for more plant knowledge, consider going online for the Florida Keys Native Plant Workshop details are below or contact Jim:

Our next workshops are on July 18 and August 15 at 5:30 pm.  Susan and Duane Kolterman will present a two-part series on the plant Order - Malpighiales. This diverse order of plants comprises 36 families and some 16,000 species including willows, violets and poinsettias. Some local characters to mention: our passionflowers, milkbark, Clusia, Barbados cherry and manchineel!


Here's the connection info for both sessions:

Time: July 18 and August 15, 2023 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Meeting ID: 452 614 7402

Passcode: 123456

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