Frog-Fruit

Frog-Fruit is not the most showy wildflower on the block, but it does have an interesting common name. As far as I can tell, it has nothing at all to do with frogs! Other interesting common names include: Turkey Tangle Fogfruit, Fogfruit, Matchweed, Mat Grass, and Capeweed. Pick your favorite! This plant has ground-hugging stems that can root at the nodes. The small, white flowers provide nectar for several butterfly species. Frog-Fruit is a larval host plant for the caterpillars of the Common Buckeye butterfly. Thanks to Mitch Wright for the Buckeye photo #DoctorBot #LakeKirby

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