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Flowers/Plants/Shrubs/Trees - Cup Plant
Order:Asterales Family:Asteraceae Genus:Silphium


Tall Sunflower-like plant with smaller flower heads and large cup-shaped leaves. Water gathers in pockets where the leaves are connected to the stems creating a great water source for insects. Bees especially visit the plants regularly.

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