Ageratina jucunda

Hammock snakeroot

Asteraceae

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: usually taller than broad.    Width: 1 to 3 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Use as low shrub border or in natural/mixed beds. Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wildflower gardens. Medium to large wildflower. Fast growth rate. Flowers Sept-Jan.
Considerations: Poisonous to humans and livestock if ingested.
Propagation: Seed
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, organic material (muck)

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Attracts pollinators and hummingbirds. Medium to large wildflower.
Native Habitats: Hammocks and pinelands. Moist, well-drained sandy soils, with or without humusy top layer. Moderate; generally requires moist soils, but tolerant of short periods of drought once established.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B,11

Other Comments:

An uncommon understory herb of hammocks and pinelands.