Fetterbush

Such a little flower the Fetterbush has, with its curled ends and pink color but this flowering plant maybe cute it is poisonous.

Fetterbush 1

Fetterbush | December 2019 | Alice Mary Herden

The Fetterbush thrives near wet areas and is native to Florida.

Fetterbush 2

Fetterbush | December 2019 | Alice Mary Herden

Once they have completed their bloom and fruit stages, they will produce seeds, as in the above photo.


Links

Flower Friday: Fetterbush

http://www.sfrc.ufl.edu/extension/4h/plants/Fetterbush/index.html

https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr323

https://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/lyonia-lucida

https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=LYLU3


As always, be careful when handling flowers and plants on your hikes. Learn which plants/flowers are harmful to you and wildlife.

 

 

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