HAIRY CHAFFHEAD (Carphephorus paniculatus)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: HAIRY CHAFFHEAD (Carphephorus paniculatus)

Also known as DEERTONGUE.

Bud depicted. Eye-catching, tall (3ft). Attractive to butterflies and and other pollinators.

Learn: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/carphephorus-paniculatus
http://www.regionalconservation.org/beta/nfyn/plantdetail.asp?tx=Carppani

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3093

Bloom from Nov 2010

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