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Sunday, June 7, 2020

June 7, 2020

Location: Fellsmere, St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park

This is Shortleaf Rose Gentian
It is known to attract butterflies
It has 5 white petals and a yellow-green pistil
And stamens the color of custard pies.

Sources: Florida Wildflower Foundation - Flower Friday: Shortleaf rosegentian

Photo and text © 2020 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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