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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|3-5 ft tall by 0.5 ft wide
|Open seepage areas, flatwoods, marshes, ruderal areas.
|Background planting or as a casual tall bunching or clumping grass in meadow-like settings.
|Full Sun, Part Shade
always floodedextremely dry
|Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:
|Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
|Salt Spray Tolerance:
|Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Provides food and nesting material for many small birds and other small animals.
Larval host for zabulon skipper (Poanes zabulon).