Zizia aurea is a native perennial wildflower growing to 3 feet or so. It prefers mesic moist areas with full sun to partial shade.
Found in prairies and moist meadows it is one of the earliest species to bloom in the spring.
Yellow umbrel flowers are attractive to a wide range of butterflies and other pollinators.
Found east of the Rocky Mountains to the east coast of the United States and in eastern Canada.
Seed Envelopes contain approximately 0.02 ounces of seed and cover about 5 to 10 square feet.
Flower Color: Yellow
Height: 1 to 3 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Hydrology: Mesic to Wet Soils
Bloom Time: April to June
Plant Type: Perennial
Stratification: Cold Moist (CM) 120 Days
Host Plant: Black Swallowtail