Wild Florida Photo - Conradina grandiflora

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Conradina grandiflora


Florida native

Endemic to Florida

Endangered Florida species


An occasional small shrub of scrub of the eastern Florida peninsula from Volusia County into Miami-Dade County.
Conradina grandiflora lives up to its specific name with the largest flowers of the genus. The flowers are two-lipped and white, pale pink or lavender with darker lavender spots. The upper lip is erect with four stamens on the underside. Both the calyx and corolla throat are hairy. The leaves are made up of opposite clusters of narrowly spatulate, nearly linear blades with revolute margins.
This species was first collected by John Kunkel Small in April of 1924 near Sebastian, Florida.

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Conradina grandiflora is a member of the Lamiaceae - Mint family.

Other species of the Conradina genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Conradina etonia - ETONIA FALSE ROSEMARY
  View  Conradina canescens - FALSE ROSEMARY
  View  Conradina glabra - APALACHICOLA FALSE ROSEMARY
  View  Conradina cygniflora - FALSE ROSEMARY

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