These small plants were growing on and around the trail at Wekiva State Park. They are tiny plants that are easily missed. The tiny white flowers have a distinctive curled tip to just one petal.
Another beautiful flower found along the trail at Wekiva State Park. This Yellow Stargrass had lemon yellow flowers on grass like plants.
Southern Beeblossom has beautiful flowers on tall weedy stems. They like full sun in sandy areas. This one was found growing along the trail at Wekiva State Forest.
This Musky Mint was found growing near Lake Panasoffkee. I wanted to walk to the trail and get more photos, but the mosquitos were so bad we had to retreat back to the car – and it was only noon! The 3 black bugs in the photo are flower scarab beetles.
Yellow Buttons, aka Coastalplain Honeycomb in native throughout Florida in Pinelands and sandy scrub areas. This one was found growing in the Wekiva State Park under the pine canopy.
Arrowhead, also known as Duck Potato can be found in marshy areas and lakeside areas. The name Arrowhead comes from the shape of the leaves – which is an arrowhead shape. The other name Duck Potato stems from the edible tubers, and it’s use by various animals including ducks for food.