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Helianthemum nashii Britton
Florida Scrub Frostweed, Florida Scrub Sunrose
Cistaceae (Rock-rose family)
Synonym(s): Crocanthemum nashii, Crocanthemum thyrsoideum, Helianthemum thyrsoideum
USDA Symbol: HENA2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 15 inches tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Showy flowers appear early in the growing season, followed 1 to 3 months later by self-pollinating flowers without petals.
DistributionUSA: FL , NC
Native Habitat: Xeric sand-pine and oak scrub, on stable maritime dunes and inland sandhills.
Web ReferenceWebref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
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 resourcesUSDA: Find Helianthemum nashii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Helianthemum nashii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Helianthemum nashii
MetadataRecord Modified: 2020-10-29
Research By: CBR