The Native Plant Nursery LLC
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Prairie dock

Silphium terebinthinaceum

   Light: full sun -light shade
   Moisture: dry mesic -mesic

   Height: 4 -8 ft.
   Flowering Time: late summer

Notes: a clusters of large, upright lower leaves sends up a leafless stalk in late summer that branches into numerous yellow flowers; a long-lived perennial; deep tap root.

   Range in Michigan: SE,SW

NPN prices/ sizes: 

flower closeup

large lower leaves

full bloom

Population of Prairie Dock blooming in meadow