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Broward College, Central Campus

Wildflowers @ BC


The 2009 NatureScape Emerald Award

Emerald Award

The Broward County Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department recognized several local businesses, government agencies and residents for their outstanding environmentally-responsible practices. Each winner received an Emerald Award trophy or a NatureScape Stepping Stone for their exceptional efforts in protecting the environment.

On Tuesday, April 13, 2010, The Broward County Board of County Commissioners presented trophies to the winners at a special ceremony; followed by a brief reception.

Emerald Stepping Stone

The 2009 NatureScape Broward Trophy Winners are:

  • Dr. Genevieve Chung, Broward College Central Campus Wildflower Project, Davie
  • Richard Allen and Steve Grzywacz, Oakland Park
  • Peter and Deborah Strelkow, RLA, ASLA - Strelkow Associates Landscape Archtecture, Pembroke Pines
  • Kelly Heffernan, South Florida Audubon Society'e Project Perch, Pompano Beach

Dr. Peggy Green and the Native Landscaping Project

A brief summation of the work of one of Broward College's most prolific sustainability advocates on BC's North Campus, specifically her native landscaping initiatives.

Broward College Central Campus Wildflower Map

Mouseover and click on the red number on the map to identify the wildflowers in each buildingbuilding 2 building 3 building 6 building 7 building 13 building 14 building 15 building 17 building 18 main

Bldg. 2, Northeast – Sensitive plant, and Wild petunia

Bldg. 3, North – South Florida Upland mix: Giant ironweed, Purple love grass, Sensitive plant, Slender gayfeather, Wand goldenrod, Spotted beebalm, Standing cypress, and Tickseed

Bldg. 6, Southeast – Florida lantana, Sensitive plant, Tickseed, Wild Petunia, and Yellowtop

Bldg. 7, Northeast - Blue-eyed grass, Mistflower, Tropical sage, Wild Petunia

Bldg. 7, Northwest - Beach sunflower, Blanket flower, Blue-eyed grass, Calamint, Coral honeysuckle, Sensitive plant, Viburnum, and Yellowtop

Bldg. 7, South – Blue-eyed grass, Blue porterweed, Tropical sage, and Wild Petunia

Bldg. 7, Southeast – Blanket flower, Blue porterweed, Giant ironweed, and Tickseed

Bldg. 7, West – Black-eyed Susan, Blanket flower, Blue-eyed grass, Blue porterweed, Butterfly weed, Giant ironweed, Spotted beebalm, Tampa verbena, Tickseed, Tropical sage, and Yellowtop

Bldg. 13, South - Blanket flower

Bldg. 14, East – Butterfly garden

Bldg. 15, Southwest - Blanket flower, Blue porterweed, Tickseed, and Tropical sage

Bldg. 17, Northeast – Black-eyed Susan, Mistflower, and Sensitive plant

Bldg. 17, South - South Florida Upland mix

Bldg. 18, Northwest - Blue-eyed grass, Tampa verbena, and Tropical sage

Bldg. 18, South – South Florida Upland mix

Davie Road main entrance, median – Beach sunflower, Blanket flower, Blue porterweed, and Tropical sage

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Florida Native Plants (5 Min.)

If finding the time to dedicate to constant landscape maintenance is a problem, Florida native plants may be an answer for you. The Pinellas County Extension is part of a nationwide network of land grant universities and provides non-biased, research-based information to Pinellas County citizens. Pinellas County Extension serves as a bridge between the research labs of the University of Florida and the local community by providing educational opportunities for adults and youth. Website:

Contact Information:


Dr. Genevieve Chung

Professor, Biological Sciences
Broward College, Central Campus
Phone: (954) 201-6964