Illinois Bundle Flower (Desmanthus illinoensis)
Small but noticable, one of the rare native plants with a pink summer flower nestled amongst the grasses and sedges of the prairie. A tough native plant of mesic Illinois prairies and woodlands.
- Acronym: DESILS
- Life-Cycle: Perennial
- Bloom Color: Cream
- Bloom Time: July - September
- Typical Height: 48"
- Light Preference: Full Sun - Part Sun
- Soil Preference: Mesic
- Root Structure: Taproot
- Stratification: None Required
- Seeds per Ounce: 4,200*
- Seeds per Packet: 300*
Other scientific names used for this species:
Other common names used for this species:
- Illinois Sensitive Plant
*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.