Desmanthus illinoensis - Illinois Bundle Flower
Illinois Bundle Flower (Desmanthus illinoensis) is a herbaceous perennial and is either unbranched or sparingly so. The central stem is light green with alternate compound leaves that consist of numerous small delicate leaflets and resemble those of a fern. Its small white flowerheads occur from the axils of the upper leaves, and form ball-shaped round clusters on tall stalks. After it blooms, flat, leathery, twisted seedpods form, and it will attract various gamebirds including Pheasants, Quail, and Prairie Chickens that like to eat its seeds.
Soil Moisture: Moderate, Dry
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 2' - 5'
Spread: 2' - 3'
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: July, August
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