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Barbados Cherry

Malpighia emarginata


This is the second bloom of the year. The first was in the spring and the plant formed fruit. Following some cooler nights and a good rain, it has started a fall bloom.


Habitat yard on Lake Belton with plants chosen to attract wildlife.


The fruit is high in Vitamin C and several other vitamins as well as containing antioxidents

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Texas, USA

Lat: 31.11, Long: -97.50

Spotted on Sep 3, 2012
Submitted on Sep 11, 2012

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