Thursday, February 16, 2012

Where the Wildflowers Are

On February 16, 2012, I made a presentation to the Eugenia Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society in Vero Beach. My presentation was called "Where the Wildflowers Are," which was a collection of photos of wildflowers I had found in various locations in Brevard and neighboring counties. This posting gives the general locations of the various parks:

Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area
South end of Vero, from US 1 east on 9th St SW (Oslo Rd)

Pelican Island NWR
On Jungle Trail, off A1A, south of Sebastian Inlet

Dale Wimbrow Park
Near Sebastian Municipal Airport, on Roseland Rd, bordering Sebastian River

St. Sebastian River Preserve S.P.
On CR 507, north of Fellsmere, near C-54 canal
Also, entrance off CR 512 (Fellsmere Rd), via North County Regional Park

Malabar Scrub Sanctuary
Malabar, Malabar Woods Blvd, a few miles west of US 1

Turkey Creek Sanctuary
Palm Bay, Santiago Dr, off Port Malabar Blvd, a few miles west of US 1

Erna Nixon Park
Melbourne, south of airport, off Evans Rd, between NASA Blvd and Hibiscus Blvd

Wickham Park
Melbourne, off Parkway Dr, between Wickham Rd and Croton Rd

Viera Wetlands
Melbourne, west end of paved N. Wickham Rd

Cruickshank Sanctuary
Rockledge, off Barnes Blvd, about 1/2 mi. west of US 1

Merritt Island NWR
Titusville, on Merritt Island, Blackpoint Wildlife Dr off SR 406

Scrub Ridge Trail
On Merritt Island, off SR 3 (N. Courtenay Pkwy), short distance south of Haulover Canal

Tosohatchee WMA
Near Christmas, entrance on Taylor Creek Road between SR 520 and SR 50

Lake Wales Ridge
Hickory Lake Scrub on US 17, south of Frostproof; and other nearby areas

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