frogfruit, turkey tangle fogfruit, capeweed
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Flower Color: white,purple
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Low growing groundcover. Can be used as a turf substitute in low traffic areas.
Salt Tolerance: Highly salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam
Soil pH Range: adaptable
Larval host for Phaon Crescent (Phyciodes phaon), White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae) and Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia). Good nectar source for hairstreaks.
Native Habitats: Dry-moist-wet sites. Disturbed wet prairies, ruderal areas.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: