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Yellow wingstem

Yellow wingstem flowers
Photo credit: Fritzflohrreynolds

Yellow wingstem
(Verbesina alternifolia)

Availability:

  • Out for the season

Height:

  • 4 – 8 feet

Bloom:

  • August to October

Classification:

  • Native
  • Perennial

Sun:

  • Full sun to part shade

Soil moisture:

  • Medium to moist

Used by:

  • Honey bees (flowers),
  • Native bees (flowers),
  • Butterflies (flowers),
  • Caterpillars (foliage),
  • Birds (seeds)

Notes:

  • Will self-seed, sometimes aggressively.
  • Other common names include yellow ironweed and golden honey plant

Native Range:

USDA Range Map for yellow wingstem
Map credit: USDA Plants Database