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Plant Details

Silphium terebinthinaceum

Prairie Rosinweed, Prairie Dock, Prairie-dock

Scientific Name:

Silphium terebinthinaceum

Common Name:

Prairie Rosinweed, Prairie Dock, Prairie-dock

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Size in Feet:

7

Light:

Full-Sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Mafic or calcareous glades, barrens, woodlands, prairies, and roadsides. Rare in NC Piedmont.

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure, G5 - Secure (*)

State Status:

SR-P: Significantly Rare: Peripheral (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Noted in Mecklenberg, Person, Stanley and Union counties. Historical sighting in Wake, not recently observed. NC Natural Heritage Program Global Rank: G4G5

Plant

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Tom Harville
Sep 08

Buds & Leaves

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Tom Harville

Buds

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Tom Harville

Blooms

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Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Flora of North America
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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