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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 8B 9A 9B
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Sand Squares, Rugel's Nailwort
Also known as Buinalis rugelii
|Size:||0.75 - 1.00 (1.5) ft tall by 8-12 inches ft wide|
|Habitats:||Woodlands, flat pinewoods, sandhill, scrub, disturbed areas in the coastal plain|
|Recommended Uses:||This low growing plant is a good ground cover|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Short very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.|
Likely attracts bees.