En EspaŅol
Borrichia frutescens (Bushy seaside tansy) | NPIN
Share

NPIN: Native Plant Database

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:
Name:    
Family:    
See a list of all Plants





Borrichia frutescens (Bushy seaside tansy)
Stone, Robert L.

Borrichia frutescens

Borrichia frutescens (L.) DC.

Bushy seaside tansy, Bushy seaside-tansy, Ox-eye daisy, Sea daisy, Sea ox-eye

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: bofr

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Sea Daisy or Bushy Seaside-tansyis a colony-forming, shrub-like perennial to 3 ft. tall, with ascending branches and attractive foliage. The fleshy, oval , semi-evergreen leaves are pubescent on both sides. Dotting the masses of gray-green foliage are bright yellow, daisy-like flowers.

This is a salt-tolerant member of the aster family.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf: Green
Fruit:
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA
Native Distribution: Coastal areas from MD to TX & Mex.
Native Habitat: Marshes, Tidal flats, lagoons

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
Soil Description: Wet, brackish sands or muds. Saline tolerant, Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay.
Conditions Comments: Salt-tolerant. Used effectively as a border or foundation plant.

Benefit

Use Ornamental: Showy, Blooms ornamental
Use Wildlife: Nectar-bees,Nectar-butterflies, Seeds-granivorous birds, Cover
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Propagation

Description: Propagated easily from seed.
Seed Collection: Collect when the flower heads have turned brown.
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Native Plant Nursery - Sanibel, FL

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1052 Collected 2007-06-17 in Cameron County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Bibliography

Bibref 291 - Texas Wildscapes: Gardening for Wildlife (1999) Damude, N. & K.C. Bender
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

Search More Titles in Bibliography

Additional resources

USDA: Find Borrichia frutescens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Borrichia frutescens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Borrichia frutescens

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

Go back

E-NEWSLETTER | BECOME A MEMBER | DONATE NOW | MEDIA | SITEMAP
© 2014 Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center