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Blackroot, also known as Rabbit Tobacco, is found in the southeastern states from North Carolina and Mississippi south to Florida. It is a Florida native plant and found throughout most of the state. Its preferred habitat is pine flatwoods and sandhills.
This plant is a perennial herb that grows to a height of about 2 feet. It has thick black roots, hence its name. It has lanceolate-
The two photos on the left were taken in the Babcock-
The range distribution maps for Blackroot are from the Plants Database of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).