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|Size:||1.5-3 ft tall by narrow spike|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Flowers (Aug–) Sep–Oct|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers|
Wildflower meadows with other tall plants to add support.
|Availability:||Friends, FNPS plant sales, Specialty providers|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat 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:||Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.|
|Soil or other substrate:||Sand|
Attracts butterflies and bees.
|Native Habitats:||Coastal scrubs and sandhills especially in the transition zone to coastal flatwoods.|
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 narrow endemic found only in the southern parts of Wakulla and Franklin Counties. It is listed as Endangered by the State of Florida.|