Wild Florida Photo - Xanthorhiza simplicissima

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Xanthorhiza simplicissima

YELLOWROOT

Florida native

Endangered Florida species

 

Ranging from Texas to Maine, yellowroot only occurs in Florida in the central and western panhandle, usually along riverbanks. The tiny purplish-brown flowers appear in the spring.

 
Xanthorhiza simplicissima is a member of the Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family.