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Melochia spicata

BRETONICA PELUDA

Florida native

 

Occassional plant of sandhills and disturbed sites of the central and southern peninsula. Also found in Georgia and Puerto Rico.

 
Melochia spicata is a member of the Sterculiaceae - Cacao family.
 

Native Florida Plants

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

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Native Florida Plants
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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