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The range distribution maps for the Drumheads are from the Plants Database of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Drumheads are found from Maine west to Minnesota, and south to Texas. In Florida, they are found throughout the state but are rare in the southern part of the state. Other common names for Drumheads include Cross-
This annual plant grows to a height of about one foot. Its leaves are usually in whorls of threes or fours and average from 0.5-
A cylindrical flower head, called a raceme, forms at the top of the stem. It is densely packed with small flowers that open progressively from the bottom upwards. Two of the sepals of each flower are formed into petal-
The photos on this page were taken in the Myakka State Forest in the northwestern part of Charlotte County.