General Landscape Uses:
Native plant nurseries. Available in Groveland at Green Isle Gardens
Medium short-lived herbaceous wildflower.
Typically 1-3 feet in height. Usually taller than broad.
Widespread in North America south to Miami-Dade and Collier counties, but very rare in Broward and either very rare or extirpated in the wild in Miami-Dade.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Moist to seasonally wet, moderately well-drained sandy or limestone soils, without humus.
Low; it grows in nutrient poor soils.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.
High; does not require any supplemental water once established.
Yellow and brown.
Can be grown from seed.