May 24 – Early morning, after a rainy night, was a good time to walk the trail and check the shrine boxes. There were new journal posts and late Spring flowers, rusty lyonia, palmetto, Highlands scrub St. Johnswort, and gopher apple.

Yucca shrine box journal – November 5, 2011The yucca filamentosa seems stepped on – even run over – like road kill. I know scrub plants are survivors, and the green of the leaves seem to suggest it lives, if not thrives. – Carol Mahler

Yucca shrine box journal – March 29, 2012 – Bird calls and blossom cactus. I saw the white blooms on the yucca.