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Thelesperma filifolium 
Greenthread


Item #: 1026
Category: Wildflowers
Habit: Annual & Perennial
Bloom: Feb-Nov
Height: 1'
Planting Rates: 
6 lb. per acre
1 oz. per 450 sq. ft.

Price:  
1 pkt. - $3.00
1 oz. - $9.00
1/4 lb. - $15.00
1 lb. - $39

SOIL TYPE

SUNLIGHT

Soil Moisture

Sand Loam Clay Caliche  Full  Partial Dappled Shade
 X    X    X    X    X                Dry Medium 

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for more info see Related Books
  Wildflowers of Texas
  Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country
  Wildflowers of the Western Plains
  Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide
  100 Texas Wildflowers
  Wildflowers of Houston & Southeast Texas
  Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region

Description

Named for its green, thread-like foliage, this dependable bloomer shows its golden heads throughout the year after adequate rainfall. Often found growing in shallow soils, the ripened seeds are a food source for the multi-colored painted bunting. It does not appear to be favored by deer. Also a good larval and nectar plant for butterflies. The crushed leaves have a pleasant aroma and have been used for tea. Found as far north and east as Arkansas across to Colorado and down to Mexico.




 

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