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Elephant's Foot
Elephantopus carolinianus
Asteraceae

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Clusters (up to 1") of small purple flowers on branched long stems giving a very colorful & airy appearance from August through frost, broad leaves can be 8" long at the base of the plant & give the plant it's name, the leaves become much narrower & shorter on the flowering stems, tolerates very poor soil, attracts Butterflies.

Dry To Average
Sun To Part Shade
1-3.5 tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-9b
Perennial
Deer Resistant

Native Range: s. NJ & PA, west to KS, south to FL & TX. Rare in NJ & PA

Carolina Elephant's Foot Seed Packet $4.00
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