Bejaria racemosa Vent.
Tarflower, Flyweed, Flycatcher
Ericaceae (Heath Family)
Synonym(s): Befaria racemosa
USDA Symbol: BERA3
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.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
DistributionUSA: AL , FL , GA
Native Distribution: Georgia and Alabama south to peninsular Florida.
Native Habitat: Pine flatwoods, scrub.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Bejaria racemosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bejaria racemosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2011-09-28
Research By: LBJWFC