Copyright by: George D. Gann in habitat, Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2013
General Landscape Uses:
Wildflower and rock gardens.
Ecological Restoration Notes: Fairly common in pinelands on the Miami Rock Ridge; rarer elsewhere.
Grown by enthusiasts and occasionally by native plant nurseries. Available at Indian Trails Native Nursery in Lake Worth (561-641-9488).
Description: Small fine textured wildflower.
Dimensions: About 4-8 inches in height. Often taller than wide, but spreading and forming small open patches.
Growth Rate: Moderate.
Monroe County Keys north to Martin and Collier counties, then rare and scattered to the north in Lee, Highlands, Polk, Hernando and Wakulla counties; Bahamas. In the Monroe County Keys, disjunct from Miami-Dade County to the pine rocklands of Big Pine Key.