Silphium wasiotense
(Appalachian Rosinweed)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Appalachian Rosinweed
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: July - September
    Status: Native

Silphium wasiotense, or Appalachian Rosinweed, is a rare plant, native only to a handful of counties in southeastern Kentucky and northeastern Tennessee. It is a perennial that grows dryish meadows, prairies, open woods and along woodland edges. It blooms in mid summer through fall with medium to large yellow-gold flowers.

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