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Dogweed, Golden Dyssodia, Golden Fleece

Thymophylla pentachaeta

Details & Attributes

Plant Type(s) Subshrub, Mildly aromatic perennial
Native to Arizona Yes!
Water Needs Low
Sun Full
Pollinators Butterflies
Has Spines No
In relative feet, width by height
to 25 cm tall
Freeze Tolerant Yes
Flower Color Yellow
Leaf Description Opposite and crowded along the stems
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Description An aromatic plant that reseeds readily in the desert landscape. A perennial growing about a foot or so wide, and just about half as high. Tiny golden flowers most anytime of year but especially in warm weather. Thread-like leaves that are extremely aromatic. Full sun, moderate to low water, hardy to 0°F. Larval food plant for the dainty sulfur (Nathalis iole). Nectar plant for many insects. Reseeds readily. Formerly known as Dyssodia pentacheata.