- Family name: Asteraceae
- Host plant for: Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)
- General description: Erect herbaceous perennial with narrow, alternate leaves, branching stems and compact stalks of small white to lavender, daisy-like flowers with yellow centers. Vigorous. Prefers moist, well-drained soils in full sun. Spreads rapidly by rhizomes. Can be weedy in gardens. Flowers attractive to various pollinators.
- Type: Herbaceous perennial
- Flower: Compact stalks of small white to lavender, daisy-like flowers with yellow centers
- Bloom time: Summer through fall
- Soil type: Moist, well-drained soils
- Maximum height: 4 feet
- Candidate for home gardens: Vigorous and easy to grow. Attractive when blooming
- Availability in nursery: Native plant nurseries
- Frenquency in the wild: Common
- Habitat: Roadsides, wet ditches, pinelands, open woodlands, disturbed sites
- County: Alachua, Bradford, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, De Soto, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Glades, Gulf, Hamilton, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Lee, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Orange, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter, Taylor, Union, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton, Washington
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