Eryngium yuccifolium

  • Family name: Apiaceae
  • Host plant for: none
  • General description: Erect, clumping perennial with long narrow silvery-green basal leaves and dense, rounded heads of small white to greenish flowers borne on smooth, robust stems. Grow in full sun. Prefers moist locations but can tolerate more basic, well-drained soils. Unique addition to any perennial garden. Flowers attract butterflies and other pollinators.
  • Type: Perennial
  • Flower: Dense, rounded heads of small white to greenish flowers
  • Bloom time: Spring to fall
  • Soil type: Moist to wet, well-drained soils
  • Maximum height: 3 feet
  • Candidate for home gardens: Easy to grow. Distinctive.
  • Availability in nursery: Specialty and native plant nurseries
  • Frenquency in the wild: Occasional
  • Habitat: sandhills, pine flatwoods, hardwood forests, wetlands
  • County: Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Brevard, Broward, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, De Soto, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Franklin, Gadsden, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Lee, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Manatee, Martin, Nassau, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Seminole, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton, Washington
Full sunFull Sun
Moderate wateringModerate Watering

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