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Common Thimbleweed

Plant Type: Herbaceous
Habitat: Prairie
Light Requirements: sun, part sun, shade
Soil Moisture: dry, mesic
Soil Type: All
Height: 12 - 30 in
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Colour: white
Comments: Named for its oddly shaped seed heads
Germination: Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F
Alternate Common Name: Long-headed Thimbleweed
Picture Copyright: Thomas G Barnes @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database