flower and butterfly friend foliage and flowers
Common Name Skeletonleaf goldeneye, Resinbush
Latin Name Viguiera stenoloba
Native Habitat Washes and dry slopes from Texas plains to Mojave Desert
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water None to twice per month
Height X Width Maximum 4 feet X 4 feet, usually 2 feet X 3 feet
Protective Mechanism Aromatic oils discourage browsers
Leaves Evergreen, winter deciduous, dark green, ferny with center groove, aromatic
Garden Suitability Thornless, Fragrant, Sonoran, Butterfly
Ornamental Value Golden flowers June through October especially after rains, cold marginal
Nature Value Butterflies use flowers
Native American Uses None known
Links  
    Images and data http://aggiehorticulture.tamu.edu/ornamentals/nativeshrubs/viguierastenol.htm
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/pf/go/62767/index.html
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=vist
    Images, nursery, and data http://www.nativesoftexas.com/default.htm
    Data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Asteraceae/Viguiera_stenoloba.html
    Data http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=250067814
    Distribution http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=VIGUI
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