THELESPERMA filifolium (Greenthread )

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The narrow, linear segments of the leaves give greenthread its name. This native annual can be found from South Dakota to Texas in the High Plains. It prefers dry, sandy soils and lives in large colonies. The flowers are a bright yellow color and bloom in the summer. It's an...
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The narrow, linear segments of the leaves give greenthread its name. This native annual can be found from South Dakota to Texas in the High Plains. It prefers dry, sandy soils and lives in large colonies. The flowers are a bright yellow color and bloom in the summer. It's an outstanding colonizer and works well in reclamation and roadside mixtures. Many native pollinators are attracted to these flowers.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 5,938 100
1OZ 11,875 200
1/4LB 47,500 800
1/2LB 95,000 1,600
1LB 190,000 3,200
5LB 950,000 16,000

Scientific Name: Thelesperma Filifolium

Common Name: Greenthread

Plant Type: Annual

Family: Asteraceae

Native Range: South Dakota to Texas

Full Growth Height: 12-24 "

Exposure: Full Sun

Blooming Season: Summer

Flower: Showy, Semi Green, Cup-Shaped

Pollinators: Bees, Pollinators

Flower Color: Yellow

Tolerate: Drought, Deer

Water Requirement: Dry

Maintenance: Low

Soil Type: Dry, Sand, Well-Drained, Loam, Clay

Soil pH: Basic, Neutral

Uses: Gravel Gardens, Meadows, Rock Gardens

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