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Plant Details

Borrichia frutescens

Sea Ox-eye, Bushy Seaside Tansy

Scientific Name:

Borrichia frutescens

Common Name:

Sea Ox-eye, Bushy Seaside Tansy

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Shrub

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Size in Feet:

3

Light:

Full-Sun

Soil Moisture:

Hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June - July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Coast

Notes:

Some plants get covered by salt water on most full lunar high tides and so have an important role in marsh stabilization and habitat. Other colonies are on high, dry land. It produces masses of seeds, but seems to spread as much by its roots / rhizomes as by seeds.

Bloom

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Jack Spruill

Bloom & Leaves

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Jack Spruill

Root System

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Jack Spruill

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras Plant
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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