A small, distinctive plant whose height is made up almost entirely by it’s bloom stalk. Hosts the painted lady butterfly! Prefers poor, dry soils, but adapts to well drained fertile soils, especially if they contain sand, rock, or clay.
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
Soil Type: Adaptable
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr-June
Root Type: Taproot
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract small bees and flies. Hosts the American painted lady butterfly, the everlasting tebenna moth, and some smaller insects. Browsed by deer and gamebirds such as grouse and quail.