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Borrichia frutescens - Asteraceae, Sunflower Family
DESCRIPTION: Erect, woody, whitened perennial flowering sub-shrub
Height: To 32 inches
Flowers: Yellow, 1 1/8 inches broad with ray flowers 3/8 inches long, all year long
Fruit: Small, 3 to 4 sided achene
Foliage: Green with whitish cast, spatula-shaped 2 1/2 inches long and 1/2
Growth rate: Slow to moderate
Sun: Full sun to partial shade
Soil: Salty, sandy or clay soils
Water: Moist to dry
Maintenance: Little needed
NATIVE HABITAT: Coastal prairies and marshes near the coast and inland
WILDLIFE USE: Butterflies.
COMMENTS: Very attractive flowering plant, best planted in mass rather than individual plants - mimicking its natural habitat.