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Rare Plant Rescue in Panhandle

August 28, 2017

1,000’s of rare plants were rescued from a Florida roadside. Thank you to all of our dedicated and hardworking volunteers! Among the plant species rescued were Nightflowering Wild Petunia (Ruellia noctiflora) and Fewflower Milkweed (Asclepias lanceolata), which is a very important species for Monarch butterflies.

The Tallahassee Democrat wrote an article documenting the rescue: Click here to view