Parthenium integrifolium

Parthenium integrifolium

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Description

Soil: Mesic (Medium) to Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Part to Shade
Height: 2′-3′
Color: White
Bloom: June-September
Flowers: The 5 tiny petal-like ray flowers surround a large center disk.
Leaves: The ovate or lance-shaped leaves are have toothed or wavy edges.

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This is a very interesting and unique plant. Its leaves are rough and silvery green and its flowers are  white sky-gazing buttons neatly arranged and displayed on the top of the flower stalk. Makes a unique addition to any fresh cut or dried flower bouquet.

Interesting Facts:

Medicinal Uses: The leaves contain tannin, which is thought to be beneficial for treating burns. It is applied either as fresh leaves, or mashed and applied as a poultice. Tea from the leaves was used for fevers.
Food Uses:
Other Uses: Wild Quinine lasts a long time in fresh or dried flower arrangements.
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Weight 1 lbs
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