Friday, June 17, 2011

Dale Wimbrow, June 17, 2011

The main purpose of this visit was to try to find again the Florida false sunflower (Phoebanthus grandiflorus) that I found here on September 26, 2010. I did not find the Phoebanthus, but photographed a number of plants that reliably can be found here.
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Trail
Plants depicted in this post were found along this trail on the north side of the park.
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American bluehearts (Buchnera americana, Orobanchaceae)
Native

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Tallow wood, hog plum (Ximenia americana, Ximeniaceae)
Native
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Yellow milkwort (Polygala rugelii, Polygalaceae)
Native; Florida endemic
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Seaside primrosewillow (Ludwigia maritima, Onagraceae)

This species of primrosewillow has a cube-shaped seed capsule.
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Showy milkwort (Polygala violacea, Polygalaceae)
Native
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Coastal bedstraw (Galium hispidulum, Rubiaceae)
Native

This is a new plant to this blog. The identification as G. hispidulum is tentative; need more details to be sure.
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Leavenworth's tickseed (Coreopsis leavenworthii, Asteraceae)
Native; Florida endemic
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Rosy camphorweed (Pluchea baccharis, Asteraceae)
Native
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Partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata, Fabaceae)
Native
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Button rattlesnakemaster (Eryngium yuccifolium, Apiaceae)
Native
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