Marshallia graminifolia

grassleaf Barbara's buttons

Asteraceae (Compositae)

wildlife plant

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1 to 1.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      pink
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Small wildflower in moist areas.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, organic material (muck)


wildlife plant  
Attracts bees and butterflies.
Native Habitats: Mesic to wet flatwoods, wet prairies, seep slopes, cutthroat seep, wet prairie, bogs.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: