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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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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Chapman's Blazing Star

This Chapman's blazing star, Liatris chapmanii, was found along a roadside in Polk County's Indian Lake Estates, Florida. Also known as
Chapman's gayfeather, it can be found in Florida, Alabama and Georgia,, along beach strands and dunes, sand ridges, fields and roadsides.

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Pale Meadowbeauty

A pale meadowbeauty , Rhexia mariana, blooms on a roadside in Indian Lake Estates in Polk County, Florida. It is a native Florida perennial and can be found in savannahs, wet prairies, marshes, and wet pinelands. It comes in shades of red, pink, purple, lavender and white.

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Orange Milkwort

This orange milkwort, Polygala lutea,  was on the side of one of the unused roadways in Indian Lake Estates. Florida. This was projected to be a large subdivision but is largely unpopulated.

It can be found in pine barren depressions and swamps in the southern and eastern United States. It likes wet sandy soil and is also known as bog batchelor button and candy weed.

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Lilies And Cypress Knees

An American Crinum lily blooms in Tampa, Florida's John Sargent Park.

The American crinum lily (crinum americanum) can be found in wet rich soils from Florida to southeast coastal Texas.

It is also know as the seven sisters, swamp lily, southern swamp lily, string lily and crinum lily.

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Seven Sisters

A swamp lily in Tampa, Florida's John Sargent Park.

The American crinum lily (crinum americanum) can be found in wet rich soils from Florida to southeast coastal Texas.

It is also know as the seven sisters, swamp lily, southern swamp lily, string lily and crinum lily.

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Pickerelweed And Skipper

Pickerelweed and a skipper in Tampa's John Sargent Park.

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Firewheel

The Indian blanket or firewheel is a member of the sunflower family. A native plant, it occurs from the middle United States south to Northern Mexico. its scientific name is gaillardia pulchella. In some places it blooms year round and it is the state wildflower of Oklahoma.

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Shell Ginger

The Shell Ginger, Alpinia Zerumbet, is native to East Asia.It usually is 4' to 8' tall but can grtow up to 10' tall. Its leaves are used in traditional Asiatic cuisine and medicine.

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Coreopsis Uptick Gold and Bronze

The coreopsis uptick gold & bronze is a tickseed hybrid. The coreopsis is native to North America and likes well drained soil with average moisture and full sun.

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President Hibiscus

The President Hibiscus, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, is a tropical flowering shrub.

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