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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
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|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Exposed sand and gravel bars of streams during low water, stream banks, hydric to wet mesic pine flatwoods. Rich soils. Ruderal.|
|Recommended Uses:||Back of a moist wildflower garden. Can also use on the edges of natural or created wetlands and streams.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|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.|
Nectar attracts butterflies and native beens.
Larval host for spring azure butterfly.