Thursday, December 26, 2019

December 26, 2019

Location: Archbold Biological Station, Venus

This is known as a Coontie plant
It's where Atala butterflies gather
It's root can be poisonous, but if processed correctly
Can be used to make animal crackers.

Sources: The Palmetto, Winter 1995 - The Coontie and the Atala Hairstreak

Photo and text © 2018 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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