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Heterotheca subaxillaris

Camphorweed (Heterotheca subaxillaris) is a Florida native landscape weed that blooms in the summer and fall. This weed gets its name from its camphor-like odor when distrubed.

  • Scientific Name: Heterotheca subaxillaris 
  • Common Name: Camphorweed 
  • Seasonality: All Year
  • Soil Type: Wet to dry
  • Toxicity: Non-Toxic
  • Plant Growth: Annual
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Photos of Heterotheca subaxillaris