Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.
Search native plant database:
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Frasera speciosa Douglas ex Griseb.
Elkweed, Monument Plant
Synonym(s): Frasera angustifolia, Frasera macrophylla, Frasera speciosa var. angustifolia, Frasera speciosa var. stenosepala, Frasera stenosepala, Swertia radiata, Swertia radiata var. macrophylla, Tesseranthium angustifolium, Tesseranthium macrophyllum, Tesseranthium radiatum
USDA Symbol: FRSP
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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
, 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.
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
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff