AXILFLOWER (Mecardonia acuminata subsp. peninsularis)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: AXILFLOWER (Mecardonia acuminata subsp. peninsularis)

Delicate little wildflower that I often find along the front culvert. This subspecies is endemic to FL

Learn: http://regionalconservation.org/ircs/database/plants/PlantPage.asp?TXCODE=Mecaacumpeni

Line drawings: http://www.plants.usda.gov/java/imageGallery?category=sciname&txtparm=Mecardonia&&imagetype=all&viewsort=25&sort=sciname

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=1112
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