Wild Florida Photo - Callisia graminea

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Callisia graminea


Synonym: Cuthbertia graminea

Florida native


Occassional plant of sandhils and dry pine-oak woods from central and northern peninsula to the central panhandle. Flower scapes equal to or shorter than the linear grasslike leaves growing in dense low tufts.

Callisia graminea is a member of the Commelinaceae - Spiderwort family.

Other species of the Callisia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Callisia ornata - FLORIDA SCRUB ROSELING

Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.

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