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Marcus, Joseph A.
Paronychia virginica Spreng.
Whitlow-wort, Broom Nailwort, Yellow Nailwort, Park's Nailwort
USDA Symbol: pavi4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb
, Subshrub Leaf Complexity: Simple Size Notes:
6 inches to 1 foot Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
AL , AR , DC , MD , MO , NC , OK , TX , VA , WV Native Habitat:
Found in all soils around Texas. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Conditions Comments: This plant thrives in xeric conditions and is typically found on bare caliche. This semi-woody plant has an interesting form, with flat clusters 2-4 across of bright yellow flowers that do not have petals.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Deer Resistant: High
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Record Modified: 2011-10-13
Research By: NPC