A survey of mid- to late spring flowering native wildflower species along the (then) proposed St. Johns River-to-Sea Bike Loop wildflower trail. This report represents the results of our site evaluations based on our observations in May.
Map correlates to St. Johns River-to-Sea Bike Loop: Survey final report. Key lists, Enhancement sites, New Planting sites, View Only sites, Do Not Develop sites.
St. Johns River-to-Sea Bike Loop: Survey of May, July, and October Flowering Species, Final Report November 20, 2009
The first step in creating the St. Johns River-to-Sea Bike Loop wildflower trail in time for Florida’s quincentennial in 2013 is to determine existing and potential wildflower sites along the bike loop. While spring and fall are the two major seasons for showy wildflower displays in Florida, a summer survey was warranted in order to…
Map correlates with PhotoSite details in Wildflower Survey, 2010: Panhandle – Final Report, November 22, 2010.
The goal of this survey was to document routes that motorists, cyclists, and hikers can view showy stands of native wildflowers in the Panhandle region of Florida. For the purpose of this survey, this region was defined as Jefferson County and west.
A road map of Florida’s Big Bend area showing wildflower viewing spots and areas.
2-page chart of Florida Panhandle counties’ spring ephemeral wildflowers’ bloom times, January – April.
Native Roadside Wildflowers in Rural Areas: Developing Best Management Practices for Establishment of Plantings by Seed and Enhancement of Naturally-Occurring Populations
The main goal of this study was to determine the effects of competition and mowing on native wildflower establishment on road-side right-of-ways (ROWs) dominated by bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum). The species were Flordia ecotypes of Coreopsis lanceolata, C. leavenworthii, Gaillardia puchella, and Ipomopsis rubra. Bahiagrass competition was the main factor limiting establishment of wildflowers under simulated…
Liberty County Spring Wildflower Self-Guided Tour on State Road 65
A 10-page report of a study of wildflower viewing as ecotourism.
14-page article outlining effects of the public communicating their support of sustainable roadside vegetation management
Downloadable, customizable 21-page Powerpoint presentation with wildflower images and a few quotes. Download ppt file here.
2-page article on the benefits of roadside wildflower programs
Guide to common wildflowers of Florida’s Eastern Panhandle and where to see them
Guide to establishing a wildflower area in FDOT District 3.