Polygonella robusta

largeflower jointweed, sandhill wireweed

Polygonaceae

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-3 ft    Width: .5-2 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,pink
Fruit Color: fruit color      orange
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers, showy fruits

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Dry wildflower garden. This plant flowers for 2-3 weeks in October. Abundant flowers are produced near the ends of the stems.
Propagation: Seed.
Light: light requirement   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  
Valuable to bees, sometimes used as a nectar plant by butterflies, but not preferred. Seeds eaten by birds.
Native Habitats: Scrub, scrubby ruderal areas, sandhill, river levees.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   

Other

Other Comments: Represented by a very small rosette of leaves in winter.