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UF/IFAS Extension
Baker County

UF/IFAS Extension Baker County is a partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the University of Florida's Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), and the Baker County Board of County Commissioners.

(904) 259-3520
1025 West Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063


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Narrowleaf Sunflower – Wild Weeds
Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Narrowleaf Sunflower Helianthus angustifolius Narrowleaf Sunflower, also often called the Swamp Sunflower, is a native and common sunflower in Florida. You can find this plant naturally occurring in marshes, wet flatwoods, and roadside ditches throughout north and central Florida


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Baker County Master Gardener Volunteer Training
UF/IFAS Extension Baker County is now accepting applications for the 2022 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course. WHO ARE THE MASTER GARDENERS? Master Gardeners are volunteer educators of the horticultural arts and sciences


Prepare for Hurricane Ian
SEPT. 26, 2022 (10 AM) -- Hurricane Ian is approaching the Gulf of Mexico and is on a path to impact the west coast of Florida


St. John’s Wort – Wild Weeds
Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month St. John's Wort Hypericum tetrapetalum St


Carolina Redroot – Wild Weeds
Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Carolina Redroot Lachnanthes caroliana Carolina redroot is a perennial herbaceous wildflower that occurs naturally in wet flatwoods, marshes, bogs, dome swamps, savannas, and coastal swales. Blooms of this plant are a creamy whitish-yellow and are borne in fan-like terminal clusters atop erect stems


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    Wild Blue Phlox – Wild Weeds
    Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Wild Blue Phlox Phlox divaricata Wild blue phlox is a perennial wildflower that blooms from spring into early summer. You'll find this delicate flower in slope forest, bluffs and calcareous hammocks


    Rain Lily – Wild Weeds
    Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Rain Lily Zephyranthes atamasca Rain Lily is a short-lived perennial wildflower that occurs in moist flatwoods, river swamps, floodplains, and can often be found in ditches and roadsides. As the name suggests, this plant typically blooms after a rain shower