Thermopsis montana (Golden banner)

Moderate drought tolerance; full sun to partial shade. Perennial, with lemon yellow pealike flowers, blooms May to August in montane meadows, moist woods, or along streambanks. Persists on wet soils or sites that are wet early but dry out in summer. Attractive foliage and blossom. Recommended for mass plantings or wildflower mixes.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Fabaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Perennial

Growth Form: Rhizomatous

Mature Height: 2-4 ft..

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Period: Late spring, early summer

Annual Precipitation:  in.

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 15,000

Seeding Rate: 20-40 PLS lbs/acre

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