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Silphium trifoliatum (Whorled rosinweed)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Silphium trifoliatum

Silphium trifoliatum L.

Whorled Rosinweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: SITR7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

2 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , DC , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , MS , NC , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Delaware Nature Society - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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