Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014 In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida Expand
General Landscape Uses:
Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also uselful in wildflower and rock gardens.
Ecological Restoration Notes: A relatively common understory herb in pinelands.
Grown by enthusiasts and occasionally by native plant nurseries.
Description: Small to medium sprawling wildflower with small appressed leaves and wirely stems.
Dimensions: Typically 6-12 inches in height; to 2 feet or more when in flower. Usually broader than tall forming small open patches.
Growth Rate: Moderate.
Southeastern United States south to the Monroe County Keys, but absent from much of eastern peninsular Florida; northern Bahamas. In the Monroe County Keys, disjunct from Miami-Dade County to the pine rocklands of Big Pine Key.