Bracted FanpetalsKey West Field Guide, vegetable
This is actually the second time that I’ve posted this species, but this post shows shows how to identify it according to the Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida.
Bracted or fringed fanpetalsKey West Field Guide, vegetable
See it’s fruits and seeds here.
Sleepy morningKey West Field Guide, vegetable
BladdermallowKey West Field Guide, vegetable
(n.) the spontaneous opening at maturity of a plant structure, such as a fruit, to release its contents
I’ve always considered myself more of a bee than a squirrel – it’s the flower, not the fruit, that catches my eye. With this plant, however, everything BUT the flower shouts out for attention.