General Landscape Uses:
Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations.
Grown by enthusiasts.
Small herbaceous wildflower.
About 1-2 inches in height; to 10 inches when in flower. Taller than broad when in flower.
Southeastern United States south to Palm Beach and Collier counties.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Wet to moist, moderately well-drained acid sandy 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.
It is listed as threatened by the state of Florida.