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|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Flower Color:||Yellow with reddish purple center|
|Phenology:||Winter dormant. Basal leaf rosette, few leaves on stalk, spreads by underground rhizomes. Blooms best after fire Aug.-Oct.|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers|
Moist wildflower meadows.
|Propagation:||Seed or division of a cluster.|
|Availability:||Friends, Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Unknown|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||Unknown|
|Soil or other substrate:||Loam, Organic material (muck), Sand|
Birds and small mammals eat the seeds.
Primarily pollinated by bees.
|Native Habitats:||Moist to wet areas, marsh edges, seep slopes, savannas.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures