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Pilosella officinarum

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
py-loh-SEL-ah oh-fiss-in-AY-rum
This plant is an invasive species in North Carolina
Description

Not bothered by heat or humidity; spreads by above-ground stolons

Cultivars:
Tags:
#invasive#perennial#mat#ground cover
Cultivars:
Tags:
#invasive#perennial#mat#ground cover
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pilosella
    Species:
    officinarum
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 8 in. - 1 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 8 in. - 1 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    1" yellow flowers on 8" stalk
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Gray/Silver
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Felty silver/grey foilage forms low resette with leafy stolons
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Allelopathic
    Invasive Species
    Weedy