Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Golden Alexander

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Zizia aurea

Flower Description:

Flowers are flat-topped clusters (compound umbrels) of tiny yellow flowers that float on stems above the mounded green leaves.

FamilyApiacea
Season BloomSpring
HabitatMoist forest edges, fens and sedge meadows. openings and thickets. A showy, early blooms. Host of the Woodland Swallowtail Butterfly.
CyclePerennial
Height1.5-3'
Leaf DescriptionLeaves are basal and on the stems and are deep green toothed leaves.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade
LocationWoodland