Rattlesnake Master - Eryngium yuccifolium
| Introduction |
Rattlesnake Master is a good native nectar source for butterflies. Grows up to 4 feet, blooms July to August.
Where to buy Rattlesnake Master
Native plant nurseries
The Apiaceae Family
Rattlesnake Master is a member of the carrot or Apiaceae Family.
There are around 300 genera and 3000 species of plants in this family. They are mostly herbs
with hollow stems and small flowers. Many important food plants are members of the carrot family.
They include carrots, parsnips, celery, cilantro, caraway, anise,
Parsley and dill.
There are also a few members of this family native to the US which are very poisonous.
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