There is a shrub in my backyard that I had thought was a Rhododendron, but it bloomed about a week ago and this is what the flowers look like:
I have no idea what it is. Suggestions are welcome. Update: I have discovered that this is Florida anise, Illicium floridanum, which is a threatened plant species in Florida. I’ll have to make sure to take better care of it during the summer, when it tends to wilt during dry periods….