Arnoglossum ovatum

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Ovateleaf Indian Plantain


Also known as Cacalia ovata

Plant Specifics

Size:6-9 ft tall
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Phenology:Blooms August-October
Habitats:Wet flatwoods, savannas, acidic swamps


Recommended Uses:Moist meadows
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Unknown
Salt Spray Tolerance:Unknown
Soil/Substrate:Loam, Sand