FLORIDA HOARYPEA (Tephrosia spp. likely florida)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: FLORIDA HOARYPEA (Tephrosia spp. likely florida)

Bud starts out white, turns pink to red (functional convergence?). Larval host plant for northern cloudywing (Thorybes pylades). Ethno: snakebite remedy

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

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

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