A.k.a. grey headed coneflower and prairie coneflower. A tall but nonetheless delicate coneflower, it has a long bloom period and is broadly appealing to pollinators. Seeds are eaten by goldfinches!
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic
Soil Type: Adaptable, Loam, Clay Loam
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul-Aug
Root Type: Fibrous
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract a wide variety of insects including bees, flies, wasps, small butterflies, and beetles. Hosts the silvery checkerspot butterfly and the wavy-lined emerald and common eupithecia moths. Goldfinches commonly eat the seeds, and foliage is often browsed by a variety of mammals.