FETTERBUSH (Lyonia lucida)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: FETTERBUSH (Lyonia lucida)

A favorite thing about December in Florida is that this is when the fetterbush starts to break out into bud in my garden.
Good for some pollinators; evergreen shrub

Learn: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/lyonia-lucida

Learn more: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/shrub/lyoluc/all.html

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Lyonia

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3646

My take: http://nativeplantwildlifegarden.com/the-garden-bells-are-ringing/

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