Flowers

Pictures of flowers from standards like roses and sunflowers to exotics like orchids, gemini anthuriums and hanging lobster claws and some information about them. 

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Black-Eyed Susan Vine

The black-eyed susan vine, Thunbergia alata, is a herbaceous perennial native to eastern Africa. This was found in lower Hardee County, Florida. The colors range from yellow to orange.

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American White Waterlily

An American white waterlily, Nymphaea odorata, also know as beaver root, growing in the marshes along the Lake Apopka North Shore Wildlife Drive in central Florida.

You can find it in shallow lakes, ponds, and permanent slow moving wateers from Central America to northern Canada.

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Red Passion Flower

The red passion flower or passion vine, Passiflora coccinea, is native to South America and like most passion flowers, can be found in the United States, Central American and South America.

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Sweat Bee And Russian Mammoth

A metallic green sweat bee polonizes a Russian mammmoth sunflower. The Russian mammoth sunflower, Helianthus annuus, or common sunflower, is native to north America.

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Heart Of The Sunflower

The Russian mammoth sunflower, Helianthus annuus, also known as the common sunflower, is native to north America.

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Formosa Azalea

The formosa azalea, Rhododendrom indicum, originated in India, and is the most popular azalea in the southern United States. It can reach 10' in height but responds well to pruning.

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Dogfennel

Dogfennel, Eupatorium capillifolium, is native to North America. You will find it in roadsides and fields, mainly in the southern and eastern United States.

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Burr Marigold

You will find burr marigolds, Bidens laevis, in wetlands and along river and marsh edges throughout Florida. They are also called smooth beggarticks. These were found on the Lake Apopka North Shore Wildlife Drive.

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Bidens Laevis

You will find burr marigolds, Bidens Laevis, in wetlands and along river and marsh edges throughout Florida. They are also called smooth beggarticks. These were found on the Lake Apopka North Shore Wildlife Drive.

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Woody Goldenrod

This woody goldenrod, Chrysoma pauciflosculosa, was found on the US 98 bypass in Panama City Beach, Florida. It can be found in beach dunes, scrub and sandhill communities throughout the panhandle of Florida and the southeast United States.

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Woodland Sunflower

The woodland sunflower, Helianthus divaricatus, also known as the rough sunflower, can be found in dry open sites throughout eastern North America.

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Narrowleaf Silkgrass

This narrowleaf silkgrass, Pityopsis graminifolia, also known as golden aster and silver-leaved aster, was found in Polk County Florida's Indian Lake Estates along a roadside. It can be found in the southeastern United States and as far north as Ohio and Maryland on roadsides and other disturbed habitats. This member of the aster family likes dry open soil.

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