Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wet to moist wildflower gardens.
Grown by enthusiasts and occasionally by native plant nurseries.
Small herbaceous wildflower.
Typically 6-12 inches in height. Taller than broad.
Miami-Dade County and the Monroe County mainland north and west to Georgia and the Florida Panhandle.
Marshes and wet prairies.
Wet to moist, moderately well-drained sandy or calcareous soils, without humus.
Low; it grows in nutrient poor soils.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.
Low; requires moist to wet soils and is intolerant of long periods of drought.
Roger L. Hammer
Gann, G.D., M.E. Abdo, J.W. Gann, G.D. Gann, Sr., S.W.
Woodmansee, K.A. Bradley, E. Grahl and K.N. Hines. 2005-2016. Natives For Your Neighborhood. http://www.regionalconservation.org.
The Institute for Regional Conservation. Delray Beach, Florida USA.