Broom Snakeweed (Gutierrezia sarothrae)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruiting Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Erosion control
Medicinal Herb
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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