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Barbados Cherry

Malpighia emarginata

Description:

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:

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

Notes:

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

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Lat: 31.11, Long: -97.50

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

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