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A tall coneflower that is widely attractive to pollinators. Hosts the silvery checkerspot butterfly and the lovely wavy emerald moth!


Light: Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Silt-Loam

Height: 5'-8'

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: Jul-Aug

Root Type: Fibrous

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract a wide variety of insects including bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, skippers, and moths. Hosts the silvery checkerspot butterfly, wavy emerald moth, and a number of smaller insects. Goldfinches may eat seeds, and foliage is rarely browsed.

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