SHYLEAF (Aeschynomene americana)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: SHYLEAF (Aeschynomene americana)

Can be aggressive. Legume family. Larval host: Barred Yellow Butterfly (Eurema daira), Pale-edged Selenisa Moth (Selenisa sueroides). High nutritive value so a recommended forage for both deer and cattle. Seeds feed: quail, dove and turkey

Learn: http://plants.usda.gov/factsheet/pdf/fs_aeam.pdf

My take: http://nativeplantwildlifegarden.com/in-a-wildlife-garden-it-isn%E2%80%99t-shy-at-all/

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