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Frostweed

Helianthemum canadense

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Description:

Plant with one flower generally. Flowers are yellow. Inconspicuous bud like flowers are found in leaf axils. Flower lasts only for a day. Leaves are a dull green with hairs underneath. Only grows in sunny, dry areas.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Longbranch Frostweed, Rock Frost
Plant Family:Cistaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Bloom Time:Petaliferous; early May to late July
Fruit Timing:Early August to mid October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline
Soil pH:5.5 to 8
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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