Dracopis amplexicaulis (Clasping coneflower)

Formerly Rudbeckia amplexicaulis. Native annual with yellow flower petals and reddish maroon bases, blooming April to September. Naturally occurs in open bottomlands, roadsides, streambanks and prairies. Tolerant of heat, drought and various soils. Use in pollinator gardens and wildflower plantings. Attracts bees and butterflies.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteraceae

Duration: Annual

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Single stem

Mature Height: 24 in.

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Period: Late Summer

Annual Precipitation: 10-60 in.

Drought Tolerance: High

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation: 

Wetland Indicator Status: FAC

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance: None

Nitrogen fixation: None

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

pH Range: 6.0-7.5


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 1,600,000

Seeding Rate: 26 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall/Spring

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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