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A.k.a. heart-leaved meadow parsnip. A close cousin of the better known golden Alexanders (Zizia aurea), heart-leaved golden Alexanders lean towards a slightly lighter build, and dryer soil. Hosts the black swallowtail butterfly!

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Loam, Clay Loam, Rocky Loam

Height: 1’-3’

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: May

Root Type: Taproot

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, flies, beetles, and plant bugs. Hosts the black swallowtail butterfly.

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