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Stylodon carneum

CAROLINA FALSE VERVAIN

Florida native

 

An occasional herb of sandhills and dry flatwoods through the panhandle, north Florida and into the central peninsula. The range extends throughout the southeastern coastal states from Texas to Virginia.
A perennial with pubescent 4-angled stems growing to a meter or more tall. Small 5-lobed pink to pinkish-lavender flowers appear on long spikes.

 
Stylodon carneum is a member of the Verbenaceae - Verbena 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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