Species Name: Parthenium integrifolium
Common Name: Wild Quinine, Eastern
Zone: 4 to 8
Light: Full Sun to Light
Soil Moisture: Moist,
Soil Types: Sand, Loam, Clay
Fertility: Medium to Poor
Bloom Time: June, July, August
Habit: Wild quinine has a long
bloom time from early summer through fall.
It has flat topped cluster of bright
white button shaped flowers.
It prefers well-drained soils, medium moisture and
but its long fleshy taproot can withstand dryer conditions. The rough
bitter tasting foliage discourages both deer and rabbits.
It grows in old fields, meadows,
savannahs and open woods.