A hardy plant that matures faster than other Silphium (such as prairie dock and compass plant) and may tolerate drought even better. Flowers are just as showy as its cousins, with the bonus that rosinweed generally does not need to be staked despite its height. May form colonies, but is not particularly aggressive.
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
Soil Type: Loam, Clay Loam, Gravel Loam
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul-Aug
Root Type: Taproot
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, flies, and butterflies. Hosts a small number of insects. Goldfinches may feed on the seeds. Coarse foliage deters smaller herbivores, but is readily consumed by larger mammals such as cattle.