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Know Your Natives – White Crownbeard

White crownbeard or white wingstem (Verbesina virginica) of the Aster, Sunflower, or Composite (Asteraceae) family has tall winged stems with domed clusters of white flower heads. In the U.S., it is found primarily from central Texas up through southeast Kansas, … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives – Frostweeds “Bloom” Frost Flowers

Frostweed (a.k.a. white crownbeard or white wingstem [Verbesina virginica]) in the Asteraceae Family, is a stout plant with a winged stem that can be six to seven feet tall.  Fleshy, longitudinal wings, a dominate feature of this and closely related plants … Continue reading

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