Prairie Dock (Silphium terebinthinaceum)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: Yellow

Attributes: Pollinator friendly, Drought tolerant, Clay soil tolerant

Height: 100-200 cm (39-78 in)

  

Prairie Dock has an impressive and unusual appearance. The leaves are all basal and shgaped like an elephant ear. The plant gives rise to a tall ( 1-3 meters stalk with large yellow daisy flowers.

  
  

For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website

  

4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email nithriverplants@hotmail.com

 

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