TURKEY TANGLE FOGFRUIT; CAPEWEED (Phyla nodiflora)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: TURKEY TANGLE FOGFRUIT; CAPEWEED (Phyla nodiflora)

Also known as frogfruit. Low growing ground cover that could be used in a hanging basket. Freely self seeds, so is often considered aggressive. Excellent pollinator nectar source.

Larval host plant: Phaon Crescent (Phyciodes phaon); White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae)

Learn: http://www.wildflower.org/mobile/plants/result.php?id_plant=phno2

Native American Ethnobotany: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=phyla+nodiflora

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