Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Rosinweed

Silphium integrifolium
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Prairie
Season of Interest:
Main Color: Yellow
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Dry
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Animal
Resistance
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Size

Height:

48 to
72
inches

Spread:

16 to
24
inches
Size
Height: 48 to
72
inches
Spread: 16 to
24
inches
Size
Height: 48 to
72
inches
Spread: 16 to
24
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Plant in the perennial border, native garden, wildflower meadow or prairie.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Grows easily in full sun in average soil. Tolerates drought and poor soil, including clay.
Special Features
Special Usage
Basic Description

Clusters of rounded yellow flowers bloom at the top of stout stems July -August. This is the smallest of all the Silphiums and have textured green leaves that feel like sandpaper. Birds enjoy the seed.

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