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Canna flaccida



Florida native


A plant of freshwater marshes, swamps and wet ditches throughout much of peninsular Florida and a few counties in the panhandle. Also ranges through the southeastern coastal states from Texas to South Carolina.
The petals of this plant are reduced and reflexed along the stem. The three showy parts appearing as petals are actually stamens with anthers along the margins.

Canna flaccida is a member of the Cannaceae - Canna 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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