Caption: Malaysian false-pimpernel (Lindernia crustacea)
Photographer: Bob Peterson
Locality: Delta, Florida, United States (26.856738, -80.236158)
Notes: Here is another extremely tiny (3-4mm) flower of an invasive herb presently blooming at Sweetbay Natural Area along the perimeter road. It is also blooming at Juno Dunes. Lindernia, formally of the figwort family, has recently been transferred to the Linderniaceae. It has some medicinal uses, including as a poultice for treating ringworm and boils.
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