Natural Teaching Lab Trails

When visiting the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville (FL), be sure to visit the nearby Natural Teaching Lab Trails. In spring and fall, there are many small animals and interesting plants. The pictures below were taken in May.

Boardwalk. Natural Teaching Lab Trails.
University of Florida, Gainesville.

ABOVE: Green Darner dragonfly.
BELOW: Sliders.

Part of the trail passes around a small marsh.
Other sections are drier.

ABOVE: Sunshine Mimosa is sometimes sold in
the Florida Museum of Natural History gift shop.
BELOW: Bull Nettle (Cnidoscolus stimulosus)

ABOVE: Common Buckeyes.
BELOW: Female Cardinal.

ABOVE: Buttonbrush flower.
BELOW: Begonia.

Published by cafsamsel

Carol Fullerton-Samsel is a nearly-native Floridian who lives with her husband of 25 years and three rescue animals. She has a passion for day-hiking and nature, and also enjoys writing. Be sure to visit the TenPaths YouTube channel, which is still in its infancy.

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