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Silphium compositum (Kidney-leaf rosinweed)
Cressler, Alan

Silphium compositum

Silphium compositum Michx.

Kidney-leaf Rosinweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: SICO5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Ranges from 2 to 8 feet in height.
Size Class: 1-3 ft. , 3-6 ft. , 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , FL , GA , NC , SC , TN , VA , WV

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-07-20
Research By: JAM

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