Wildlife and Ecology: Nectar plant for Florida duskywing (Ephyriades brunneus), hammock skipper (Polygonus leo), long-tailed skipper (Urbanus proteus), mangrove skipper (Phocides pigmalion), monk skipper (Asbolis capucinus) and other butterflies.
Horticultural Notes: Can be grown from seed.
References: Hammer 2004
Comments: This is an excellent butterfly attractant. The leaves and flowers are extremely fragrant. See also the Florida Wildflower Foundation's Flower Friday page. See a 2019 post on the Treasure Coast Natives blog on dominant mudflat species including sweetscent.