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|Size:||1-2 ft tall by spreading many ft wide|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Recommended Uses:||Lawn-like groundcover especially near the edges of salt water.|
|Propagation:||Seed or division.|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, Seed|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Tolerant of frequent or regular inundation (usually areas with tidal inundation)|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.|
|Soil or other substrate:||Clay, Lime rock, Sand|
Birds and other wildlife consume seed.
Larval host for obscure skipper (Panoquina panoquinoides) and saltmarsh skipper (Panoquina panoquin).
|Native Habitats:||Salt marsh.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8B 9A 9B
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures