An aggressive native weed. Not recommended for general landscape use.
Eastern United States west to North Dakota and Texas and south to the Monroe County Keys; an introduced weed elsewhere.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Larval host plant for checkered white (Pontia protodice) and European cabbage white butterflies (Pieris rapae); occasional larval host plant for great southern white (Ascia monuste) butterflies.
Roger L. Hammer
Keith A. Bradley
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.