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Saturday, April 14, 2018

April 14, 2018

Location: St, Lucie, Savannas Preserve State Park

This is Pterocaulon pycnostachyum,
Commonly known as Blackroot.
It's roots are black, leaves long and thin,
And the flower - a white spike that droops.

Sources: Wild South Florida - Blackroot
The Guide to Florida Wildflowers by Walter Kingsley Taylor

Photo and text © 2018 Dee Fairbanks Simpson