Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Pale Indian Plantain

Pale Indian Plantain

Cacalia atriplicifolia

Full to part sun, medium to moderately dry moisture level, various soils.  3-7 ft. height, blooms in summer, white flowers, freely self-seeds under optimum conditions.

Germination Code:  C(60);  flowers may not appear until second or third year.

Native Region:  Statewide except absent in Central Basin  and lightly in western Coastal Plain Province

Showy flowers.  Stems and lower leaf surfaces covered with a waxy white coating, hence the “pale” part of the common name.  Can be an aggressive spreader.

flower;sun;medium;clay
flower;sun;medium;loam
flower;sun;medium;sand
flower;sun;dry;clay
flower;sun;dry;loam
flower;sun;dry;sand
flower;sun/shade;medium;clay
flower;sun/shade;medium;loam
flower;sun/shade;medium;sand
flower;sun/shade;dry;clay
flower;sun/shade;dry;loam
flower;sun/shade;dry;sand
 

Leave a comment below. (Comments will remain hidden until approved by site administrators.)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: