This is the view that greets you a few hundred feet into the forest!
Chapman’s Gayfeather Florida native perennial herb, basil leaves 2-6 inches tall, to about 3 feet with flower stalk. An uncommon wildflower of South Florida. 1 of 18 species of Liatris present in Florida, Chapman’s Gayfeather is a Butterfly nectar plant.
A corn snake bites the prey in order to obtain a firm grip, then it quickly wraps one or more coils of its body around the victim.
Very secretive! Spend most of their time underground in rodent burrows!
Corn Snake Can live up to 25 years!
Many orb-weavers build a new web each day. Most orb-weavers tend to be active during the evening hours. They hide during the day. Generally, towards evening, the spider will consume the old web, rest for approximately an hour, then spin a new web in the same general location.