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Canna flaccida

Golden Canna, Yellow Canna, Bandana-of-the-Everglades

Scientific Name:

Canna flaccida

Genus:

Canna

Species Epithet:

flaccida

Common Name:

Golden Canna, Yellow Canna, Bandana-of-the-Everglades

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Plant Family

Cannaceae (Canna Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft., 3-6 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

May, June, July

Habitat Description:

Wet pine savannas, marshes, ditches. Native from SC south to FL and west to TX.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Global Rank:

G_?: Uncertain (add status to NOTES section) (*Key)

Notes:

NatureServe gives Global Rank as G4?.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center: https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=CAFL11

University of Florida Center for Aquatic & Invasive Species: https://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/plant-directory/canna-flaccida/



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