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Silphium terebinthinaceum

Prairie Dock

Robust native perennial with big, bold 2' basal leaves.
8-9' tall stiff spike with sunflower-like flowers.

Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture
Very Adaptable
Well-Drained
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
July - September
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Silphium terebinthinaceum

Taprooted, slow to establish but tolerant of dry, alkaline soils. Best for rear of border.