After the burn
Flowers and flames
Florida greeneyes (Berlandiera subacaulis) at the edge of the fire
Trail at Split Oak Forest
Cypress dome swamp low point in dry season
I think I may have stumbled upon an Entmoot...
Late afternoon glow
Late afternoon glow at the edge of a cypress dome swamp at Split Oak Forest in Orlando, Florida
Eel grass in the Silver River
Golden hour in a young cypress dome swamp
Sunset long exposure over a cypress dome swamp
This shallow stream is only a few inches deep, but is a deep brown tint. The brown or tea color is due to tannins leaching from nearby palms, pines, and other plant materials.
Scenic view near the end of the Econlockhatchee River before it meets up with the St. Johns River
View through a twisted oak tree on the bank of the Econlockhatchee River
Sunset over the Econlockhatchee River
This little section of stream is just downstream from the spring that feeds it, Juniper Springs
Palmettos popping up after a fairly recent burn at Split Oak Forest
The controlled burn was approximately 5 months prior to this photo
Pine flatwoods at Split Oak Forest
This is very near where the Central Florida Expressway wants to pave through the middle of this beautiful park...
Behold a field of cottonballs!
Just kidding, these are small lichens of the Cladina genus known commonly as reindeer lichen