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PlantFiles: White-head Bogbottom
Lachnocaulon anceps

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Family: Eriocaulaceae
Genus: Lachnocaulon (lak-no-KAW-lon) (Info)
Species: anceps (AN-seps) (Info)

Synonym:Eriocaulon anceps
Synonym:Lachnocaulon floridanum
Synonym:Lachnocaulon glabrum

Category:
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive MotherNature4 On Sep 21, 2009, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This interesting little plant is native to and common throughout Florida. It grows in moist sands and peats along shores, savannas, bogs and open flatwoods.

Neutral frostweed On Aug 31, 2006, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Lachnocaulon anceps is Native to Texas and other States.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bartow, Florida



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