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Frostweed, White crownbeard
Verbesina virginica
Asteraceae
 

Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

General Landscape Uses: Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations.

Availability: Grown by enthusiasts and occasionally by native plant nurseries.

Plant Map Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

 Map of suggested ZIP codes north to Indian River and Manatee counties.

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.

Wildlife and Ecology: Attracts native bees and other beneficial insects. Valuable source of seeds for birds.

Comments: We are currently adding data for this species. If you would like to contribute to the development of this species account, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page. See also the Florida Wildflower Foundation's Flower Friday page.


Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Copyright by: Dennis de Zeeuw, 2018

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Copyright by: Kristen Finch, 2013
In habitat at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, Florida

Copyright by: Kristen Finch, 2013
In habitat at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, Florida

Copyright by: Kristen Finch, 2013
In habitat at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, Florida


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