Golden Alexander

Golden flowers on the top of a green plant.

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Introduction

This attractive plant occurs naturally in seasonally wet prairies. Plants are up to 3' tall with stalked, alternate compound leaves. Each leaf is divided into 3 parts, and each part is often further divided into 3 leaflets. The leaflets are up to 3" long and a little over 1" wide, with evenly toothed edges. There are several 1-1/2 inch clusters of bright yellow flowers growing in an open mounded form with lush, heart shaped foliage that is attractive all summer.

Blooming: May to June

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Crosby Farm Regional Park

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Last updated: February 28, 2018

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Saint Paul, MN 55101

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