Carphephorus pseudoliatris

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 

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Bristle-leaf Chaffhead

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Size:2-4 ft tall by 0.5 ft wide
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Purple
Fruit Color:White,NA
Phenology:Winter dormant
Habitats:Flatwoods, bogs.


Recommended Uses:Wildflower garden.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Stays Wet ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry
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



Attracts many butterflies (NSIS), bees and other pollinators.