The Native North American Amaryllis – A Delicate Beauty!

December 2014 · Leighton Photography & Imaging

The Native North American Amaryllis – A Delicate Beauty!

There is a brand new section in the Wildflowers Galleries today, and it is all about the close relative of the lily; the amaryllis family (Amaryllidaceae) of our North American native wildflowers. Because of their close genetic relations with the lily family (Liliaceae), they often have the word “lily” in their common names. The following images of native species of amaryllis I’ve photographed around

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Portraits in the Florida Wilderness

Today’s post is just a set of wildlife portraits taken in the Florida wilderness. Click on any image to find out more information or to enlarge. Fakahatchee Barred Owl An adult barred owl watches from the hardwoods at the northern end of the Fakahatchee Strand early in the morning in Southwest Florida near Golden Gate.

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