QUEENSDELIGHT (Stillingia sylvatica)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: QUEENSDELIGHT (Stillingia sylvatica)

low growing shrub

Learn: http://regionalconservation.org/beta/nfyn/plantdetail.asp?tx=Stilsylv

an ingredient in the Hoxsey herbal tonic used as a cancer treatment: http://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/herb/stillingia

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Stillingia+sylvatica

You can get a better sense of the flowers in this photo from April 2012

and of the growth habit in this photo from March 2011

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