Eryngium aquaticum

corn snakeroot

Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 3-5 ft    Width: 1 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color   flower color      white,blue,purple
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Moist wildflower garden.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: adaptable, but prefers acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Attracts many pollinators; is especially important for native bees.
Native Habitats: Wet prairie, wet pine flatwoods, fresh to brackish marshes, bogs, ditches, swamps. Especially in areas where limestone is close to the surface.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B