Common Elephant’s-Foot

These are really neat looking plants. They have three “hairy or furry” leaves” which pretty little pink/purple flowers emerge from. They have huge basal ( basal leaves on a plant is connected to the lowest part of the stem) leaves

Common Elephant's-Foot 2
Common Elephant’s-Foot leaves | August 1

These have started blooming in July and this is the first time I noticed them blooming at Chassahowitzka WMA.

Blooming: June-August
Seeding: August – October

Also known as the Devil’s Grandmother


Link:
http://www.wildsouthflorida.com/florida-elephants-foot.html#.W2Rtx_ZFx9A

http://florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3453

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