Dollarleaf
Rhynchosia reniformis

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhynchosia (rin-KOH-see-a) (Info)
Species: reniformis (ren-ih-FOR-miss) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Veined

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Detmold,

Archer, Florida

Bartow, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 9, 2008, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a wildflower of sunny, sandy soils throughout Florida and the southeast through Texas. It is erect with pea shaped flowers.