SOUTHERN NEEDLELEAF (Tillandsia setacea)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: SOUTHERN NEEDLELEAF (Tillandsia setacea)

This is one of Florida’s native Bromeliads. Commonly called airplants because they are epiphytic (they live on other plants but do not take any food from them so they are not parasitic).

Learn: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/uw205

My take: http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/when-plants-hang-out.html

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