Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Rattlesnake Master

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Eryngium yuccifolium

Flower Description:

Flowers are 1 inch globes in greenish white at the branch ends atop the plant stem. The globes take on a bluish hue with age.

FamilyCarrot
Season BloomSummer
HabitatMoist, well drained soils in full sun. This unusual plant can be a focal point in the native garden with its yucca-like leaves and spiney flowers.
CyclePerennial
Height3-6'
Leaf DescriptionThe leaves are stiff lance shaped blue green leaves remind one of yucca. The leaves have spines.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Sun
LocationWoodland