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Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium)

With one of the most unique flowers in the native plant community, Rattlesnake Master stands out in the late summer prairie. A tough native plant of mesic Illinois prairies with distinct flowers and leaves, it makes a statement wherever it grows. 


  • Acronym: ERYYUC
  • Life-Cycle: Perennial
  • Bloom Color: White
  • Bloom Time: July - September
  • Typical Height: 48"
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Soil Preference: Mesic-Wet
  • Root Structure: Taproot
  • Stratification: Cold & Moist for 60 Days
  • Seeds per Ounce: 7,500*
  • IL County Ecotypes we Grow**
    1. Peoria County
    2. Piatt County


Other scientific names used for this species:

  • None


Other common names used for this species:

  • None


*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.

**We have listed the County ecotypes that we grow for this species, this ecotype may or may not be available at the time of your order. If you prefer one of the ecotypes over another please type it into the "Additional Info Section" and we'll provide that ecotype if it's available, if it is not available we will provide one of the other ecotypes listed.

Eryngium yuccifolium - Per Ounce

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