Wooly Paperflower

LATIN NAME
Psilostrophe tagetina

LONGEVITY
Perennial

SEASON
Warm

ORIGIN
Native

DETAILS
• Also known as, “Hair paperflower”.
• Flowers February to October.
• Plants flower continuously from spring through frost.
• The flower petals become pale and papery with age, hence the name “paperflower”.
• Adapted to various soil types in plains, rangelands, along hillsides and slopes. This plant is well adapted to drought conditions.
• Poisonous to sheep and sometimes cattle; more toxic in the young, green stage of growth than after maturity. Of little use to wildlife and livestock.

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