WATER COWBANE (Tiedemannia filiformis)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: WATER COWBANE (Tiedemannia filiformis)

Also referred to as Water Dropwort, it is an emersed member of the carrot family Apiaceae. In Florida, it blooms in late summer or early fall and can reach 2-3 in height

Synonym: Oxypolis filiformis

Learn: http://www.nababutterfly.com/water_dropwort.html

Line drawing: http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/images/line_drawings/oxyfil2.jpg

Larval host: Black Swallowtail Butterfly

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3233

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