This native plant located along the Saylor Trail is endemic to Florida, meaning it only grows in Florida. More specifically, it has been found only along the Gulf Coast of Florida between Clearwater and Marco Island. Flaveria floridana is a perennial herb that can get to nearly 4 feet tall. Leaves are long and narrow, up to 5.5 in long. One plant can sometimes produce as many as 100 flower heads in a tightly packed array. Each head contains 9-14 yellow disc flowers.
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