Garberia

I first documented this flowering shrub back on March 13, 2018, at Chassahowitzka WMA. It was just a plant that I wanted to add to my observation on iNaturalist .

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Garberia | March 2018 | Alice Mary Herden

I never would have thought that this shrub would produce the most elegant flowers.

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Garberia | December 2019 | Alice Mary Herden

They are prominent in sandy, oak scrub habitats.

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Garberia | December 2019 | Alice Mary Herden

The seeds remind me of those of the dandelions. They produce a large number of seeds, to ensure nectar for next season pollinators.


Links

https://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/garberia-heterophylla

https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fp221

Flower Friday: Garberia

 

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