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Cochlospermum religiosum, Cochlospermum gossypium , Silk Cottontree 

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Cochlospermum religiosum, Cochlospermum gossypium

Silk Cottontree
Family: Cochlospermaceae
Origin: Indo-China
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsYellow/orange flowersDeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

A very common and conspicuous tree, characteristic of the hottest, driest and stoniest slopes. The leaves are palmately 5-lobed. Flowers are large, bright golden yellow. Seeds covered with silky hairs.

Similar species -Cochlospermum vitifolium


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