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May 17th, 2013: Bellyache Bush (Jatropha gossypifolia) by cactus_lover

Salina, KS(Zone 6a)

The Bloom of the Day for May 17th, 2013 was Bellyache Bush (Jatropha gossypifolia).

View the bloom of the day here:

Northern California, CA(Zone 9b)

This is an interesting flower. I love the red leaves too. Great photo.

Portland, OR(Zone 8a)

Wonderful photo...Reminds me of bonnets

Salina, KS(Zone 6a)

Hadn't thought of bonnets, but it does look like them.
It actually is a very invasive weed and poisonous, its still pretty!!!!

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