While Johnny was gathering Dahoon Holly (ilex cassine) in a Florida Baygall to give as specimens for the USF Atlas of Florida Plants herbarium, a
Johnny Butterflyseed Submits Official 2020-2021 Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) Tagging Data to MonarchWatch.org
Johnny Butterflyseed submitted the data for 2020-2021 Monarch Butterfly tagging on March 25th, 2021. The tagging kit was received from MonarchWatch.org in October, 2020 after
White-tailed Deer Photographed Consuming Rare Florida Endemic Shrub Fruit, Scrub Plum (prunus geniculata), Captured as Part of Life Study
White-tailed deer likely play a pivotal role in seed dispersal of one of Florida’s endangered shrubs
Johnny Butterflyseed Designates Newly Acquired Baygall “Joyce’s Garden” as Largest Monarch Waystation and Butterfly Preserve on the Lake Wales Ridge within Highlands County Florida
On February 2nd, 2021, Johnny Butterflyseed, of Three Psilos, Inc., gained possession of a one-acre tract on the Lake Wales Ridge in Lake Placid, Florida.
Johnny Butterflyseed Proves Monarch Butterflies (Danaus plexippus) Can Nectar from Parry’s Jujube Flowers (Pseudoziziphus parryi)
There were still hundreds of the perfect little green flowers available for Stewie to sample. He was gently placed onto a small group of Florida Jujube flowers and immediately found nectar, drinking deeply. He meandered through the geniculate branches, tasting dozens of individual Jujube flowers.
We found a Scrub Plum (prunus geniculata) being visited by a Hairy Maggot Blow Fly (chrysomya rufifacies) who, apparently, fuels on plum-flower nectar between carrion