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Onosmodium bejariense var. bejariense
Onosmodium bejariense DC. ex A. DC. var. bejariense
Soft-hair Marbleseed, False Gromwell
Boraginaceae (Borage Family)
Synonym(s): Onosmodium molle, Onosmodium molle ssp. bejariense, Onosmodium molle ssp. molle, Onosmodium molle var. bejariense
USDA Symbol: ONBEB
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , IL , KY , LA , MD , OK , TN , TX
Native Habitat: Well drained soils in open woodlands or roadsides.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Conditions Comments: After the plant goes dormant in the winter, pearly white dried fruits are evident. These stay on the dead stems over winter. Propagate from seed in spring or cutting in late summer.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Nectar Source: yes
Mr. Smarty Plants says
Marbleseed (Onosmodium sp.) propagation and use as groundcover for
October 08, 2007
I am interested in any information, esp. propagation & suitability as a landscape plant, (possible ground cover?) for marble seed. I have found it growing in deep shade on stream banks. It has a 4--...
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
NPSOT - Austin Chapter - Austin, TX
BibliographyBibref 946 - Gardening with Prairie Plants: How to Create Beautiful Native Landscapes (2002) Wasowski, Sally
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Web ReferenceWebref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Onosmodium bejariense var. bejariense in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Onosmodium bejariense var. bejariense in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Onosmodium bejariense var. bejariense
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-02-21
Research By: NPC