General Landscape Uses:
Grown by one or two native plant nurseries in South Florida. Available in Lake Worth at Indian Trails Native Nursery
(561-641-9488) and in Groveland at Green Isle Gardens
Medium herbaceous wildflower.
About 1-3 feet in height. About as broad as tall.
Eastern and central North America west to New Mexico and south to Palm Beach and Collier counties.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Pinelands and coastal uplands.
Moist, well-drained sandy soils, with or without humusy top layer.
Low to moderate; it can grow in nutrient poor soils or soils with some organic content.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate long-term flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Moderate; grows near salt water, but is protected from direct salt spray by other vegetation.
High; does not require any supplemental water once established.
Full sun to light shade.
Inconspicuous aggregate of 4 nutlets.