Sacciolepis Striata, or more commonly know as American Cupscale, is a graminoid with green foliage and purple flowers of the genus Sacciolepis. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 3 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is summer, blooms during early summer, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Sacciolepis Striata or American Cupscale's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
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