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Rattlesnake Master

Scientific Name

Eryngium yuccifolium


Rattlesnake Master is a prairie wildflower that blooms in Summer. It can grow to more than five feet tall, with impressively spiny leaves. The name derives from a long-ago belief that the plant was effective against snake bite. Member of the Parsley Family.

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