TARFLOWER (Bejaria racemosa)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: TARFLOWER (Bejaria racemosa)

Dazzling shrub in the heath family with pretty white flowers, showing a hint of pink.

Learn: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/Bejaria-racemosa

“Provides moderate amounts of food and significant cover for wildlife. Bees and flies are attracted to the flowers, and are often caught on the sticky flowers.” source: http://www.regionalconservation.org/beta/nfyn/plantdetail.asp?tx=Bejarace

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=2335

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