Wild About Texas

Wildflowers

White Rosinweed

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Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Silphium albiflorum

Common Names: White Rosinweed

Description

Definition: Herbaceous perennial. Contains resinous juice once used as a medicine and condiment.

I love this comment from Maury Peeples 'Rare, tough, mean (see spines), untransplantable because the tap root may be 3 to 6 feet long, and incredibly beautiful. Should be the Texas state flower.'

Bloom Color(s): white

Foliage Color(s): Green

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Period: May to July

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb