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Paper flower
Bougainvillea glabra
Nyctaginaceae
 

Copyright by: Kristen Finch
In cultivation, Palm Beach County, Florida, 2013

General Landscape Uses: Long cultivated for its showy flowers. Apparently not escaped from cultivation in South Florida.

Plant Map Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

Wildlife and Ecology: Nectar plant for giant swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes), gulf fritillary (Agraulis vanillae), long-tailed skipper (Urbanus proteus), mangrove skipper (Phocides pigmalion) and other butterflies.


Copyright by: Kristen Finch
In cultivation, Palm Beach County, Florida, 2013


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