Helianthemum georgianum

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Scientific Name Helianthemum georgianum USDA PLANTS Symbol
HEGE
Common Name Rockrose, Georgia Frostweed ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
22263
Family Cistaceae (Rock-rose) Wildflower Center Ref.
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Description Habitat: Sandy soils.
Plant: Perennial. Small, bush clump or erect to decumbent stems 6 to 10 inches tall with fine white hairs on stems.
Leaves: Leaves 5/8 to 1 inch long; lanceolate or oblanceolate, with prominent mid-vein beneath.
Inflorescence: Yellow flowers each 1/2 to 3/4-inch across with 5 triangular petals and 10 to 50 stamens. Petals fall away by mid-day.
References: Excerpt from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist.
Texas Status
Native

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