Friday, January 4, 2008
Verbesina virginica (white crownbeard or frost weed) has a good week
Please click on photo to enlarge the "frost flower" formed by moisture around the stem of Vebesina virginica. Several sub-freezing nights in the first week of January 2008 produced great formations on the frost weed for people who don't cut the plants down after the bloom fades and turns to seed.
Read more about
Verbesina virginica on a Texas Web site or a Missouri Web site:
Verbesina virginica in Missouri