“John Bartram’s Travels on the St. Johns River, 1765-1766,” Florida History Online http://www.unf.edu/floridahistoryonline/Bartram/intro/intro.htm (be sure to scroll past the image of the green heron)
Bartram's Ixia only grows in Northeast Florida and blooms in my by sunrise and then dies by 11 am.
Courtesy of Bartram's Garden. Click here to read an article on Bartram's Ixia or on the image above.
Click on the link above to read an article from the library. This article is an excerpt from Bartram’s famous book and several images that he drew. Note: he uses the words crocodile and alligator interchangeably
Panton, Leslie & Company headquarters in Pensacola, Florida. Courtesy State of Florida Division of Library and Information Services
Click on the link above to learn more about Panton Leslie from the National Archives. Gathered from public and private collections, and United States, Spanish, and British government archives, this comprehensive edition of approximately 10,000 documents reflects the activities of the firm whose widely dispersed trading posts conducted most of the commerce with Indian tribes of the Southeast during the late 18th century.
Seminole Tribe: Ahaya Cowkeeper, Yaupon holly (black tea)