Eryngium yuccifolium (Rattlesnake Master)


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1 Gallon Pot. Native. Eryngium yuccifolium, commonly called rattlesnake-master or button snake-root, is a native plant which occurs in rocky woods, prairies and glades. Flower heads appear in branched clusters at the top of smooth stiff stems typically rising to 3-4′ (less frequently to 5-6′) tall from the centers of the rosettes. Flower heads are subtended by whitish, pointed bracts.

Common Name: rattlesnake master
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Apiaceae
Native Range: United States
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 4.00 to 5.00 feet
Spread: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Bloom Time: June to September
Bloom Description: Greenish-white
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy
Tolerate: Drought, Erosion, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil