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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Parthenium integrifolium L.
Wild quinine, American fever-few
USDA Symbol: PAIN3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Long-stalked, rough perennial with large, toothed basal leaves. Leaves become smaller upwards. Clumps of white, button-like flowers (ray flowers only) appear at the top of the plant. 1 1/2-3 ft. tall.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
AL , AR , CT , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV Native Distribution:
MD to s.e. MN, s. to GA, AL & AR Native Habitat:
Mesic to dry prairies & woods USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Description: Well-drained soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
- Hinton, WVPrairie Nursery
- Westfield, WI
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Record Modified: 2012-12-09
Research By: TWC Staff