Snow square stem: Pollinator candy

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Snow squarestem (Melanthera nivea) flowered along the wide main trail at Captain Forster Preserve on our walk yesterday, attracting bevies of pollinators including this carpenter bee. Note the black anthers on the wonderful white flowers.

These bees also liked the flowers of this not-so-common wildflower …
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This 110-acre property reaches from the Indian River Lagoon to the Atlantic Ocean, where the happy group paused before enjoying hospitality at the home of Joyce and Dave Thompson …

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