SWEETBROOM; LICORICEWEED (Scoparia dulcis)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: SWEETBROOM; LICORICEWEED (Scoparia dulcis)

Delicate white flowers, attractive to pollinators.

Learn: http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=SCDU3

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

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