Wild Florida Photo - Xanthorhiza simplicissima

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Xanthorhiza simplicissima


Florida native

Endangered Florida species


Ranging from Texas to Maine, yellowroot only occurs in Florida in the central and western panhandle, usually along riverbanks. The tiny purplish-brown flowers appear in the spring.

Xanthorhiza simplicissima is a member of the Ranunculaceae - Buttercup family.