Dracopis Amplexicaulis, or more commonly know as Clasping Coneflower, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Dracopis. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 2 feet at maturity. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late summer and is intolerant of shade. Dracopis Amplexicaulis or Clasping Coneflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Dakota, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas.
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