FLORIDA BRICKELL-BUSH } Brickellia mosieri
DESCRIPTION: This perennial herb stands up to 3.5 feet tall and has leaves that measure more than an inch long. Its flowers bloom in small, dense "heads."
HABITAT: The Florida brickell-bush lives in South Florida's pine rockland territory, specifically along the Miami Rock Ridge on the edges of Everglades National park.
RANGE: This plant is found at elevations ranging from about 5.5.to 15.8 feet on the Miami Rock Ridge.
BREEDING Reproduction is sexual, with butterflies and bees being its suspected pollinators.
LIFE CYCLE: The Florida brickell-bush flowers in the fall.
THREATS: This bush is threatened by abitat loss, fragmentation due to development of habitat to agricultural and urban land uses, insufficient fire management, climate change, sea-level rise.
POPULATION TREND: This species is in decline.