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Tauscher, Joseph Allan
Bejaria racemosa Vent.
Tarflower, Flyweed, Flycatcher
Synonyms: Bejaria floridana
USDA Symbol: BERA3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Slender shrub; branches few, stiff, erect.
The backs of the flower petals produce a sticky exudate that traps flies and gives the plant its common names.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
AL , FL , GA Native Distribution:
Georgia and Alabama south to peninsular Florida. Native Habitat:
Pine flatwoods, scrub. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2011-09-28
Research By: LBJWFC