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Eucnide bartonioides Zucc.
Rock-nettle, Yellow rocknettle, Yellow stingbush
USDA Symbol: EUBA3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Yellow rocknettle can be found in the rock ledges all along the Rio Grande, including those on the trail to the historical Hot Springs (no longer operated) in Big Bend National Park. It is a striking flower, yellow, funnel-shaped, about 1 1/4 inches long and 2 inches across. One of its outstanding features is the many yellow stamens extending well beyond the rest of the flower, with a tip of yellow pollen on each stamen, giving it a delicate, graceful appearance. The bright, showy flowers open only in bright sunshine. Leaves are 2–2 1/2 inches long, lobed and toothed in varying patterns (248).
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Flower:
Flower 1 inch
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy
BenefitUse Ornamental: Rock gardens, Rocky hillside, Wildflower meadow, Blooms ornamental
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff