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|Size:||1-3 ft tall by 1-2 ft wide|
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Winter dormant. Forms dense clumps. Blooms in fall.|
|Noted for:||Interesting foliage|
|Recommended Uses:||Wildflower garden. Mass plantings.|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.|
|Soil or other substrate:||Loam, Sand|
Small birds and other wildlife consume the seed.
Larval host for zabulon skipper (Poanes zabulon).
|Native Habitats:||Flatwoods, sandhill, wet prairie, cutthroat seeps, dry hammocks, disturbed sites.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures