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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.

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