WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: SWEETBROOM; LICORICEWEED (Scoparia dulcis)
Delicate white flowers, attractive to pollinators.
Considered by some to be a troublesome weed, but with its interesting prospects in herbal medicine, including diabetes, one might want to reconsider.
Diabetes Alternative Medicine Research article: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6882/4/16
Many uses shown in herbal medicines: http://www.rain-tree.com/vassourinha.htm#.UtVxo_tamCl