WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: STINKING CAMPHORWEED (Pluchea foetida)
perennial; strong scent; likes wet conditions. leaves are a pretty green edged in burgandy. Attractive to Pollinators such as the grey hairstreak butterfly (Strymon melinus) shown in the photo.
Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Pluchea+foetida
Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=875