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Helianthemum dumosum

Helianthemum dumosum (E.P. Bicknell) Fernald

Bushy Frostweed, Bushy Rockrose, Bushy Rush-rose

Cistaceae (Rock-rose family)

Synonym(s): Crocanthemum dumosum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Showy flowers appear early in the growing season, followed 1 to 3 months later by self-pollinating flowers without petals.


USA: CT , MA , NY , RI
Native Habitat: Sandplain grasslands, maritime heathlands.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-10-29
Research By: CBR

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