Frostweed bursting after a freeze and making ice patterns from which it gets its name.
Frostweed is also known as white crown-beard and ice plant. It is starting to bloom in September.
Growing on my wildflower slope with maximillian sunflower.
Another shot of Frostweed, I have never seen it turn this color before.
Texas native wildflower.
The white to greenish white ray and disc flowers are found in 6 inch heads.
The blooms have an umusual appearance and deserve a closeup view.
Emerging Frostweed, 2-25-05
One lush and lovely Frostweed plant. 4-20-05.
Buds in Hillsborough County, Florida - late October 2005
Another beautiful example of the special ice feature of Frostweed.
Frostweed, in lovely color Fall 2006.
A Frostweed, Indian Tobacco (Verbesina virginica) leaf ...
Frostweed, Indian Tobacco (Verbesina virginica) stems are winged. That is, the leaf bases continue down the stem as shown in this photo of a plant that is not very full due to a severe drought.
Frostweed, Indian Tobacco (Verbesina virginica) blpoms and bloom buds ...
Frostweed, Verbesina virginica
Abundant seeds easily dislodge from dried heads in early winter.