Regularity: Regularly occurring
Global Range: Regional endemic- Atlantic Coastal plain of Florida and Georgia only.
Comments: Pine flatwoods and scrub (Florida).
Number of Occurrences
Note: For many non-migratory species, occurrences are roughly equivalent to populations.
Estimated Number of Occurrences: 21 - 80
Comments: Wunderlin (central FL) describes as "common throughout" but is not common in Georgia or in panhandle Florida.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Bejaria racemosa
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Bejaria racemosa
Public Records: 3
Specimens with Barcodes: 3
Species With Barcodes: 1
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: N3 - Vulnerable
Bejaria racemosa, commonly known as Tarflower, is a woody shrub with a fragrant flower found in the southeastern US states of Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. It grows on flatlands in groups. Insects become trapped on its flowers due to the sticky secretions found there.
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