Wild Florida Photo - Richardia grandiflora - Largeflower Mexican Clover

Richardia grandiflora

Largeflower Mexican Clover
Florida Snow
Largeflower Pusley

Not native to Florida

Lee Co. FL 07/31/08
Martin Co. FL 02/25/17
Martin Co. FL 02/25/17
Martin Co. FL 02/25/17
Lee Co. FL 07/31/08

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An occasional plant of open disturbed sites in the central and south peninsula of Florida. Native to South America.
This low-growing ground cover has the largest flowers of the Richardia genus. The flowers are six-lobed with white petals often having a pink or lilac tinge and appearing in sessile clusters at the terminus of the stems. The entire plant is rough-hairy, denser in the upper portions. The leaves are opposite, lanceolate to elliptic, with ciliate margins.


Richardia grandiflora is a member of the Rubiaceae - Madder family.

Other species of the Richardia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  Richardia brasiliensis - TROPICAL MEXICAN CLOVER

Date record last modified: Jan 15, 2021

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