Piloblephis rigida

pennyroyal

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1-2 ft    Width: 1 ft
Flower Color: flower color      lavender
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers, aroma, fragrance

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden, groundcover.
Considerations: Short-lived: it tends to die back after a few years.
Availability: FNPS plant sales
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Attracts various pollinators.
Native Habitats: Scrubby flatwoods, scrub, dry flatwoods, dry prairie, sandhill, ruderal.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   9A,9B,10A,10B