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Helianthemum georgianum (Georgia frostweed)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Helianthemum georgianum

Helianthemum georgianum Chapm.

Georgia Frostweed, Rockrose, Georgia Sunrose

Cistaceae (Rock-Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Crocanthemum georgianum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

4 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.
Flower: Petals 5

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , OK , SC , TX

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
NPSOT - Fredericksburg Chapter - Fredericksburg, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-JHS-1 Collected 2009-06-08 in Llano County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) 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 georgianum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Helianthemum georgianum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Helianthemum georgianum


Record Modified: 2023-02-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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