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Low rattlebox Crotalaria pumila
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
General Landscape Uses:
Wildflower and rock gardens.
Ecological Restoration Notes: A frequent understory wildlflower in open coastal area; rarer inland.
Grown by enthusiasts.
Description: Small creeping herb with attractive clusters of yellow flowers.
Dimensions: Typically 3-6 inches tall. Spreading and forming small, open patches.
Growth Rate: Fast.
Eastern peninsular Florida from the Monroe County Keys north to Brevard County; West Indies, southwestern United States, Mexico, Central America and South America; perhaps escaped from cultivation in Sarasota County and elsewhere. Very rare in the Monroe County Keys.