White Bur Sage (Ambrosia dumosa)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Plant Height: 1 to 2 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Other: Drought deciduous.
Fruit: Showy
Other: Prickly, bur-like fruits are golden to purplish-brown in color.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Monoecious

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