Buttonbush

Cephalanthus occidentalis

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  • Buttonbush | Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) in Everglades National Park.  Photo: NPS
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Basic Information

Other names

Common Buttonbush

Order

Gentianales

Family

Rubiaceae

Leaf Color

Green

Leaf Complexity

Simple

Blooming Season

Summer

Bloom Color

White, Pink

Buttonbush Facts

Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) is extremely important for wildlife. Birds eat the seeds and use it for nest protection. White-tailed deer eat the foliage and insects, hummingbirds and bees use the flower's nectar.

Buttonbush Distribution



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