Wild Florida Photo - Piriqueta cistoides

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Piriqueta cistoides

  var.  caroliniana

PITTED STRIPESEED

Florida native

 

A frequent perennial wildflower of pine flatwoods, sandhlls, hammocks and disturbed sites throughout much of Florida. Also ranging into Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina.
Flowers are yellow with five thin, veiny petals that are easily detached. Stems typically up to 51 cm (20 in.) long with alternate, mostly toothed pubescent leaves. Leaf shape is highly variable.

 
Piriqueta cistoides is a member of the Turneraceae - Turnera family.