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PlantFiles: Chaffseed
Schwalbea americana

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Family: Orobanchaceae
Genus: Schwalbea (SHWOL-bee-uh) (Info)
Species: americana (a-mer-ih-KAY-na) (Info)

Synonym:Schwalbea australis

Category:
Herbs
Perennials
Parasites and Hemiparasites

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Purple

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
3 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral WillowWasp On Jul 10, 2006, WillowWasp from Jones Creek, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

This plant is an endangered species in the state of Texas

Neutral Fran99 On Jun 23, 2004, Fran99 from Spartanburg, SC wrote:

Endangered in SC

Neutral TamiMcNally On Jun 11, 2004, TamiMcNally from Lake Placid, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

FL - endangered

Regional...

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

Spartanburg, South Carolina



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