Only in Florida
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Garberia - Garberia heterophylla
Threatened Florida species
Location - Ocala National Forest
Habitat - Sand pine & oak scrub
Range - Central Florida peninsula from Clay to Highlands County.
Description - A shrub, mostly 3-4 feet tall, but can be twice that, with grayish-green, alternate, obovate leaves.
The small violet tubular flowers appear in showy clusters mostly in the late summer to fall.
See more photos and information at the Wild Florida Photo page for this species.