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Galphimia gracilis

Slender Goldshower
Spray-of-gold
Golden Thrysallis

Synonym(s): Thryallis glauca

Not native to Florida

Polk Co. FL (landscape) 08/07/05
Volusia Co. FL (landscape) 10/01/20
Volusia Co. FL (landscape) 10/01/20
Volusia Co. FL (landscape) 10/01/20
Polk Co. FL (landscape) 08/07/05

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This shrub, native to Mexico and Guatemala, is often found in Florida landscapes and has escaped cultivation in Dade County. Slender goldshower is also found in Puerto Rico and the VIrgin Islands.

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Galphimia gracilis is a member of the Malpighiaceae - Barbados Cherry family.


Date record last modified: Nov 09, 2020


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