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Packera aureaPackera aurea (Senecio aureus)

golden ragwort, golden groundsel

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-2.5'
Flowers: Apr.-Aug.; yellow
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy

Habitat

moist fields, woods, floodplains, roadsides

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Butterfly *

Notes

wetland plant; long bloom time; aggressive spreader



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1392.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004