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A large bush of firespike at a public garden in Cocoa Beach. O. cuspidatum is a shrub commonly planted as an ornamental for its attractive red tubular flowers however O. cuspidatum represents a serious problem due to its ability to invade the understory of native forests.
Endemic to Mexico, but has been introduced to Florida, Central America, South America, the West Indies, and several Pacific Islands
Spotted on Oct 8, 2020
Submitted on Oct 8, 2020