Ipomopsis rubra

Common Name(s): Standing cypress

Native to Florida

Standing cypress is occasionally found growing on sandhills and dunes of the northern and central peninsula west to the panhandle and Escambia county. It blooms in the summer (Wunderlin, 2003).

Of the approximately twenty species of Ipomopsis found in the U.S., this is the only one known in Florida. Standing cypress grows in the eastern half of the U.S. from Florida to Canada.