Tiedemannia filiformis subsp. filiformis
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Also known as Oxipolis filiformis
|Size:||To 4 ft.|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Blooms late summer and fall.|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers|
|Recommended Uses:||Bog gardens, rain gardens, restoration areas.|
All parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested. Bruised leaves may produce a rash on bare skin
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Stays Wet ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Stays Wet ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||Unknown|
|Soil or other substrate:||Pond, lake, or stream bottom, Organic material (muck)|
|Soil pH:||Slightly acidic|
Host plant for black swallowtail.
Attracts generalist pollinators.
|Native Habitats:||Marshes, wet flatwoods, wet prairies, seepage slopes, edges of cypress wetlands, ditches|
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
The range of this species is primarily the coastal plain from Texas to North Carolina.
A second subspecies (subsp. greenmanii) occurs in the Florida Panhandle where it is endemic and state Endangered