hammock prairie-clover, whitetassels
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1 ft Width: 3-5 ft
Flower Color: pink
Fruit Color: green,brown,NA
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden. This is a low, wide-spreading plant that will do well near the front of the garden.
Propagation: Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Attracts pollinators. Birds and other small wildlife consume seeds (in pods). Larval host for southern dogface (Zerene cesonia).
Native Habitats: Dry flatwoods.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: Because it's a legume, it will grow well in poor soil.