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Thelesperma megapotamicum, or Hopi Tea, is a slender-stemmed perennial with yellow disc florets that grows to be 1-2.5 ft tall. It is often found in disturbed soils in a variety of different habitats including desert scrubland, woodland, roadsides, and grassy plains. Thelesperma grows between 1000-9500 ft in elevation and blooms between April and October. The flowers and stems may be dried and used as a tea. Plant in full sun.

Hopi Tea Seed, Thelesperma megapotamicum.

  • 1,000-9,500'