Helianthemum georgianum [Cistaceae]

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Scientific Name Helianthemum georgianum (Crocanthemum georgianum) USDA PLANTS Symbol HEGE
Common Name Rockrose, Georgia Frostweed ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 22263
Family Cistaceae (Rock-rose) Wildflower Center Ref. Click Here
Description Habitat: Sandy soils.
Plant: Perennial; small, bush clump or erect to decumbent stems 6 to 10 inches tall with fine white hairs on stems.
Leaves: Leaves 5/8 to 1 inch long; lanceolate or oblanceolate, with prominent mid-vein beneath.
Inflorescence: Yellow flowers each 1/2 to 3/4-inch across with 5 triangular petals and 10 to 50 stamens. Petals fall away by mid-day.
Bloom Period: April and May.
References: "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist.
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