Tall Rattlesnake Master

Eryngium yuccifolium



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 Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
South Jersey Native Range:Pine Barrens
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees
Bloom Time:May to August
Global and State Rank:SNR, G5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist, Dry
Soil pH:Slightly Alkaline, Neutral, Slightly Acidic
Soil pH:6.6 to 7.5
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Dry

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