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A close-up image of a rock-rose flower, also known as pinebarren frostweed. This photograph made in the Ocala National Forest along the Forida Trail.
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Floral Photography and Art &
Crocanthemum corymbosum is a perennial herb of scrub, sandhills, dunes and dry open hammocks in the southeastern coastal states from Mississippi to North Carolina and throughout much of Florida.
The downy or hairy stem is erect and 20-30 cm long. There are 5-petaled yellow flowers with many stamens are in dense cymes. The petals fall off the day after blooming. This plant also has small self-pollinating flowers without petals clustered in the leaf axils. Pinebarren frostweed blooms from late winter into the summer in Florida. The leaves are alternate and narrowly elliptic to ovate, hairy, silvery-green below and dark green above. There is not a basal rosette of leaves in this species.
(Subject description from the artist's Wild Florida Photo website www.wildflphoto.com)
April 9th, 2019
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