Date Posted: Mar 31, 2017
Wild columbine is one of Florida’s most striking and unique native wildflowers. It is occurs naturally in only three counties in the Panhandle (where it is a state-listed endangered species) but given the right conditions, it can grow in landscapes as far south as Central Florida. It is found in limestone outcroppings and calcareous and is common in Florida Caverns State Park.
Wild columbine blooms in spring. Its nectar is a favorite of hummingbirds and long-tongued bees, butterflies and moths. Small birds enjoy its seeds.
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Photo by Stacey Matrazzo
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