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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.

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.
Leaf DescriptionThe leaves are stiff lance shaped blue green leaves remind one of yucca. The leaves have spines.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Sun