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Tauscher, Joseph Allan
Bejaria racemosa Vent.
Tarflower, Flyweed, Flycatcher
Synonym(s): Befaria racemosa
USDA Symbol: BERA3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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
, GA Native Distribution:
Georgia and Alabama south to peninsular Florida. Native Habitat:
Pine flatwoods, scrub.
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FAC |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2011-09-28
Research By: LBJWFC