|Scientific Name||Helianthemum georgianum (Crocanthemum georgianum)||USDA PLANTS Symbol||HEGE|
|Common Name||Rockrose, Georgia Frostweed||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||22263|
|Family||Cistaceae (Rock-rose)||Wildflower Center Ref.||Click Here|
Habitat: Sandy soils in dry, open areas.
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: Loose raceme-like cluster of 2 to 7 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.
Bloom Period: April to June.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston and "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist.
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