Rustweed (Polypremum procumbens)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Rustweed
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 12 inches to18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches to 14 inches
Leaves: Other: Needle-like leaves
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Erosion control
Groundcover
Suitable for miniature gardens
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Credit: scott.zona

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Another Florida panhandle plant from 7/1/17 by nativeplantlover Aug 2, 2017 4:03 PM 4
Low Creeping juniper (Juniperus) recommendations by Giasmom Jul 24, 2015 3:37 PM 6
Lawn plants other than grass by purpleinopp Aug 25, 2015 1:08 PM 23
plant or weed? by ShadyGreenThumb May 24, 2015 9:56 AM 24
tiny pretty weed, what's its name? by kylaluaz Aug 16, 2014 7:04 PM 14

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