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Snow Squarestem

Melanthera nivea


Common names: Snow Squarestem. Wildflower native to: Florida & Mexico south to northern South America. Zones: 9 - 11. Height: 1 - 4 feet. Width: 1 - 4 feet. Bloom time: All year. Bloom color: White. Attracts: Numerous bees, butterflies & other insects.


Light: Full Sun. Water: Moist - well drained sandy or limestone soil. Uses: Natural landscapes, native gardens, butterfly gardens, coastal restoration.


For those in southeastern coastal areas, this is a fantastic native wildflower for attracting bees & butterflies!

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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

Spotted on Feb 19, 2013
Submitted on Mar 5, 2013

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