Dyschoriste oblongifolia

Twin Flower

  • Family: Acanthaceae
  • Form: Perennial sprawling groundcover reaching 8-12 in.
  • Leaves: Simple, opposite, entire, pubescent
  • Stem/Bark: Herbaceous
  • Flower: Purple, 5-petaled with spotted throat
  • Fruit: Capsule
  • Comments: The commercially available form of the three Dyschoriste species native to Florida
  • Additional Resources:
    Florida Native Plant Society Link
    The Institute for Regional Conservation Link
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