Dyschoriste linearis (Snake Herb)

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Also known as Polkadots.

Snake Herb features lavender flowers in late spring or early summer that attract butterflies. This native perennial is drought-tolerant and requires little water after establishment. It is a slow growing perennial that makes a good ground cover in sun to part shade.

Snake Herb does well in a variety of soil, provided it has good drainage. It spreads by underground stolons.

 

AT A GLANCE

Texas native Yes
Water use Low
Sun exposure Sun to part sun
Bloom color Lavender to purple
Bloom time Spring, summer
Mature height 6"-1.5 ft
Attracts Butterflies
Host plant Common Buckeye butterfly.
Notes
Needs good drainage.

 

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 Present in state
 Present in county and native
 Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state         
 Not present in state
 Present and rare, native in county
 Previously present, now extinct
 Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)