|Photo by Wayne Matchett above is of Callisia ornata (accepted synonym), SpaceCoastWildflowers.com|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Liliopsida – Monocotyledons|
| Cuthbertia ornata|
(Small) G. Tucker
|Natural range of Cuthbertia ornata from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Common name: Florida scrub roseling
Synonyms: Callisia ornata (Small) G. Tucker; Tradescantia rosea Ventenat var. ornata (Small) E.S. Anderson & Woodson
A description of Cuthbertia ornata is provided in The Flora of North America.
C. ornata is a annual plant with linear blades and a stalk that can reach up to 12 inches high. It can be identified by having thin, grasslike leaves along the stem and a flower scape that is held above the nearest leaves.
Flowers are pink, ephemeral, bisexual, and radially symmetrical (Lakela 1972); usually blooming late summer and early fall.
In late summer and early fall the ripened seeds can be found scattered below the parent.
The following Hymenoptera families and species were observed visiting flowers of Cuthbertia ornata at Archbold Biological Station: 
Halictidae: Augochlorella gratiosa