Beach Heather

Hudsonia tomentosa

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Description:

Member of the rockrose family growing up to less than a foot tall. Leaves are very small, scaly, and hairy. Flowers are yellow and small. Blooms in spring. Grows on sandy pinelands and dunes. Can be coastal but not very tolerant of sea spray.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Woolly Beach Heather
Plant Family:Cistaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Shrubs/Subshrub
Bloom Time:Late May to June
Fruit Timing:Late June to August
Global and State Rank:S4, G5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic, Neutral
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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