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|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers|
|Recommended Uses:||Groundcover in dry coastal settings.|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, Seed|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Short very dry periods ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Short very dry periods ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Tolerant of occasional/brief inundation such as can occur in storm surges.|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.|
|Soil or other substrate:||Sand|
Birds feed on the fruits.
Attracts flies, bees, and butterflies.
|Native Habitats:||Coastal strand, beach dune. Openings.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
|General Comments:||This is a Florida endemic listed by the USFWS and the State of Florida as Endangered. Please acquire only from reputable sources that have the proper permits.|