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Marshallia obovata

Common Name(s):
Piedmont Barbara's buttons
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

2009 NC Wildflower of the Year. Flowering stems, appearing in spring, are up to 2 feet tall. This plant is native to the southeastern piedmont, grows in clumps, and is found in open woodlands and along roadsides throughout the southeast. Good for rock gardens and in the front of beds.

Season:
Late spring
Height:
1.5 - 2 ft.
Foliage:
Long narrow green leaves form a flat evergreen rosette.
Flower:
White blooms are in clusters atop their straight stems.
Site:
Zone 7-8
Tags:
white, native

NCCES plant id: 3354

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Debbie Roos