Baccharis dioica

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Broombush Falsewillow

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Size:3-6 (10) ft
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White,yellow
Fruit Color:White
Phenology:Fall bloomer
Habitats:Coastal areas. Dunes and limerock and said to like hollows near mangroves.


Recommended Uses:Where a moderate-sized shrub is wanted.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.
Soil/Substrate:Humus (organic, upland), Lime rock



Nectar attracts  butterflies.