Broom Nailwort

LATIN NAME
Paronychia virginica var. scoparia

LONGEVITY
Perennial

SEASON
Warm

ORIGIN
Native

DETAILS
• Also known as “Yellow nailwort”
• Flowers July to November.
• Adapted to dry, gravelly, or rocky soils on rock outcrops, hillsides and slopes.
• Plants of this genus were once used as treatment of a disease known as “Whitlow Disease,” which affected the fingernails, causing them to look scaly.
• Will provide some cover to ground-nesting birds.

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