Thursday, May 4, 2017

Flower for the Day Miami Mist 5-4-16

Miami Mist (Phacelia purshii) is an exquisite native perennial wildflower. It is in the waterleaf family
(Hydrophallaceae). It is also called purple scorpion weed. Its five petals are delicate lavender and the leaves are pinnate.

The edges of the petals are a lacy fringe.

These flowers were abundant along a trail in full sun.

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