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Tassle Flower


Common Name: Tassle Flower
Also Cupids' Shaving Brush
Scienticic Name: Amelia fosbergii

This herbaceous member of the Asteraceae Family grows up to 1 m tall.
The flower head is about 7-15 mm wide.
The mature fruits are covered with fine white hairs.
This wildflower is actually an exotic and not native to Florida.
This one was photographed roadside in Hollywood South Florida.
6/01/2001

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