Blodgett's silverbush, threatened Florida endemic

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Jennifer Possley/Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden

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Blodgett’s silverbush (Argythamnia blodgettii) or Blodgett’s wild mercury is an erect medium herb, often unbranched with green stems up to 2 feet tall. Pine rocklands, edges or gaps in rockland hammocks, and coastal berm are the primary habitats for Blodgett’s silverbush in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties.
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Endangered and/or Threatened species
Flowering plants
Habitat conservation