Hamelia patens

Firebush

Native to Florida
Species Overview

Firebush is a frequent native of Florida’s central and southern coastal hammocks. It blooms all year. This is the only species of Hamelia in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). Firebush is found in FL, PR, and the Virgin Islands (Kartesz, 1999). These pictures were taken in the Everglades.

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