Tag Archives: polygamodioecious

Winterberry Holly is a striking deciduous shrub

Too often people choose not to include shrubs that lose their leaves when landscaping their homes. They want their grounds to be green all year. I agree that landscaping should enhance property during all seasons, but there are some deciduous … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sweet nectar from the southern swamps

Some time ago I wrote about black gum (Nyssa sylvatica). This week I’d like to elaborate a little about its swamp dwelling cousin, the water tupelo (Nyssa Aquatica). Along with the bald cypress, it comprises a large volume of the … Continue reading

Posted in foraging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment