WILD COFFEE (Psychotria nervosa)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: WILD COFFEE (Psychotria nervosa)

Mason Wasp (Pseudodynerus quadrisectus)  enjoys nectar from wild coffee

Beautiful shrub which attracts pollinators and birds with the resulting red fruits.  Said to be a Larval host for the Coffee-loving Pyrausta Moth (Pyrausta tyralis) but I have yet to find any caterpillars although I have scads of adults flying around.

Learn: http://fnps.org/plants/plant/psychotria-nervosa

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=2811

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