Life Span: annual
Size: Height: 1 (3) ft Width: .5-1 ft
Flower Color: white
Noted for: Showy flowers, thorns
Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden.
Considerations: While this little plant has interesting foliage and white flowers, it also has stinging hairs. Weeding around this species, transplanting it, or walking on it would be unpleasant.
Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
attracts butterflies and other pollinators.
Native Habitats: Disturbed dry areas, scrub and scrubby flatwoods, sandhill.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: