A stunted individual pushing it habitat range out into more open saltmarsh.
Sure looks like Sea Oxeye - but the leaves are huge. Is this just because it is in the shade? Thoughts?
Sleepy Orange nectaring in photo.
Canaveral National Seashore, Volusia County, FL, April 2012.
Borrichia frutescens is a species of flowering plant in the aster family known by the common names sea oxeye, sea oxeye daisy, bushy seaside tansy, and sea-marigold. In Veracruz it is called verdolaga de mar. It is native to the United States and Mexico, where it occurs along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. Its distribution extends from Virginia south to Florida and west to Texas in the US, and along the Mexican Gulf Coast to Yucatán....