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Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium (Button eryngo)
Fannon, Carolyn

Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium

Eryngium yuccifolium Michx. var. yuccifolium

Button Eryngo, Rattlesnake-master, Button Snake-root

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Cyme
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall, often shorter.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AL , AR , CT , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NJ , OH , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI


Bibref 1620 - Gardening with Native Plants of the South (Reprint Edition) (2009) Wasowski, S. with A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium


Record Modified: 2013-10-24
Research By: DEW

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