Carphephorus pseudoliatris

bristle-leaf chaffhead

Asteraceae (Compositae)

wildlife plant  

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-4 ft    Width: 0.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      purple
Fruit Color: fruit color      white,NA
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden.
Considerations: Not drought tlerant.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic to neutral

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Attracts various pollinators, especially butterflies.
Native Habitats: Flatwoods, bogs.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B