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Thermopsis mollis (Michx.) M.A. Curtis ex A. Gray
Allegheny Mountain goldenbanner
Synonym(s): Thermopsis hugeri
USDA Symbol: THMO2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Finely hairy stems with showy, yellow pea flowers in terminal racemes.
Because they are so attractive, plants of this genus are frequently cultivated. There are 20 species of Thermopsis in the United States and Asia.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: May , Jun
, VA Native Distribution:
Virginia and Tennessee south to Georgia and Alabama. Native Habitat:
Dry woods, ridges, and mountain woods.
Record Last Modified: 2013-12-16
Research By: TWC Staff