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Silphium perfoliatumSilphium perfoliatum

cup plant

Photograph(s) by*: PLANTS DL

Characteristics

Height: 3-8'
Flowers: Jul.-Oct.; yellow
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy

Habitat

floodplains, abandoned fields, moist meadows, woods

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

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Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/333.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004