General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: White bracts with white to yellowish flowers, often tinged red.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Medicinal Herb
Edible Parts: Roots
Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Miscellaneous: Monoecious
Goes Dormant

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Common names
  • Yerba Mansa
  • Yerba-Mansa
  • Lizard Tail

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