Friday, May 22, 2009

Wetland Plant of the Week #18

Gaylussacia mosieri


Facultative Wet member of the Ericaceae that's found in bogs, wet savannas and bayheads. A low to the ground shrub with alternate, simple leaves that are elliptic in shape; flowers are bell shaped with long straight hairs on the floral tube. Fruit is a black drupe.

This one was photographed in Volusia County, Florida.

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