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Parthenium integrifolium

Wild Quinine

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Parthenium integrifolium (Wild Quinine)

From late spring to late summer, wooly-looking, white flowers bloom in broad, flat-topped heads. The long-petioled basal leaves are larger than the stem leaves and grow in a distinct clump. The leaves are aromatic.

Additional Information:


Height
24-48 Inches

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Spread
12-24 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
White


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Ox-eye Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa), Blue Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis), Stiff Goldenrod (Solidago rigida), Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

UPL

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)
Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture

Average
Moderate

Special Uses

Dried Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map