Crossvine: Native Medicinal for Rejuvenation

I want to talk about one of my favorite wild plants, Crossvine. Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata) is a perennial native vine that is common in forests of the Southeast. Crossvine is also sometimes grown as a garden ornamental because it has incredibly gorgeous trumpet shaped orange and yellow showy flowers that hummingbirds love. It flowers in early […]

Corn Salad

Valerianella radiata This native wild edible, known as corn salad or mâché is fairly common in this area, but will disappear as the days get hotter and longer. One of the key identifying features is the erect stem with opposite branching that you can see in the picture. It has tiny white flowers with five […]