|SALT MARSH FLEABANE
Camphor weed, Cattle-tongue, Stinkweed, Sweet scent, Pluchea sp. - Asteraceae, Sunflower Family
DESCRIPTION: Erect, scented, annual, multi-branched herbaceous flowering sub-shrub
Height: To 5 feet
Flowers: Pink, violet/lavender purple, in
numerous flat heads 1/2 inch tall,
late spring through fall
Fruit: Small achene
Foliage: Green, oval shaped 6 inches long
and 2 1/4 inches wide
Growth rate: Fast
Sun: Full sun to partial shade
Maintenance: Little needed
NATIVE HABITAT: Moist soils throughout the Texas
WILDLIFE USE: Butterflies and birds.
COMMENTS: This is a fragrant plant. Requires consistently moist soil, do not let dry out between waterings.