Pyrrhopappus carolinianus

false dandelion

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Synonyms:  Borkhausia caroliniana

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: annual
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Considerations: Is often considered a weed.
Propagation: seeds
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Attracts pollinators.
Native Habitats: disturbed areas

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A

Other

Ethnobotany: Cherokee used to make infusion, taken to purify blood.