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Silphium compositum var. compositum

Silphium compositum Michx. var. compositum

Kidney-leaf Rosinweed, Kidneyleaf Rosinweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Silphium orae


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 8 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

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


USA: GA , NC , SC , TN , VA

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-05-17
Research By: CBR

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