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Eryngium yuccifolium

Tall Rattlesnake Master

Description:

This species begins as a basal rosette of leaves before producing tall stems with terminal, white clusters. This tough species is drought tolerant and deer resistant. 2 to 4 feet tall, prefers full sun and dry to moist soils. Flowers in the summer.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Rattlesnake Master, Button Snakeroot
Plant Family:Apiaceae
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Plant Duration:Perennial
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees
Bloom Time:May to August
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry, Moist
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline
Soil pH:6.6 to 7.5
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry, Moist

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