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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Frasera speciosa Dougl. ex Griseb.
Elkweed, Monument Plant
USDA Symbol: FRSP
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A narrowly cone-shaped plant with 1 stout, tall, erect stem, large leaves in evenly spaced whorls, and clusters of 4-lobed, yellowish-green corollas in axils of upper leaves and leaf-like bracts.
The broad leaves are a good browse for deer.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , SD , TX , UT , WA , WY Native Distribution:
Eastern Washington to central California; east to western Texas, eastern Wyoming, and Montana; also northern Mexico. Native Habitat:
Rich soil in woodland openings, from moderate to high elevations. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff