Epiphytes

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Southern Needle Leaf – Orlando Wetlands Park – July 2015
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Butterfly Orchid – Orlando Wetlands Park – July 2015

“Plants are nature’s alchemists, expert at transforming water, soil and sunlight into an array of precious substances, many of them beyond the ability of human beings to conceive, much less manufacture.” Michael Pollan

I was introduced to an entirely different habitat at the park Saturday. In amongst the hardwoods around the edges of the wetlands where the air plants grow.

Quote found at https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/plants?page=3