Golden Ragwort

Packera auerua



Self seeding perennial with yellow flowers that produces good ground cover in moist soils. 6 inches to 2 feet tall, flowers in April to May. Moist to wet soils, full sun to part shade. Attractive to pollinators.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Golden Groundsel, Butterweed
Plant Family:Asteraceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
South Jersey Native Range:South Jersey
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees
Bloom Time:April to May
Global and State Rank:S5, G5
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam, Sandy, Clay
Soil Moisture:Wet, Moist
Soil pH:Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet, Moist

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