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Florida Lady's Nightcap - Bonamia grandiflora
Endangered Florida species, U.S. Threatened species
Location - Lake Marion Creek Preserve, Polk County
Habitat - Scrub
Range - Central Florida
Description - Florida lady's nightcap is a perennial prostrate vine with showy flowers that are solitary in the leaf axils.
The funnel shaped corollas are blue to blue-purple with a white throat, two to three inches wide, having 2 styles and 5 stamens tipped with pale yellow anthers.
The calyx has pubescent, pointed lobes much shorter than the corolla tube.
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See more photos and information at the Wild Florida Photo page for this species.