USWildflowers Daily Plant 12/9/2012
Photo from 12/18/2011. Location: Venice, Sarasota County, FL
Florida Tasselflower, an introduced species. For more photos and information go to the Emilia fosbergii detail page.
Florida Tasselflower, an introduced species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (02/08/2012.) Scientific name is Emilia fosbergii. Photo below was taken in Sarasota County, FL, on December 18, 2011. It is also known by the common name Flora’s Paintbrush. Go to the Florida Tasselflower detail page for more photos and information.
I saw some news footage of snowstorm-closed roads in Kansas last night. We are *definitely* not in Kansas. Temperature was about 80 degrees, birds singing, and flowers blooming.
If the “Playful Porpoises” is what brought you here, read on.