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Prairie Parsley, Nuttall’s Prairie Parsley
Full to part sun; moderately dry to dry moisture level; loamy, rocky or sandy soil. 2 ft. height, blooms in summer, yellow flowers.
Germination Code: C(120) or M. Slow to develop after germinating.
Native Region: Only in McNairy, Robertson and Davidson counties
Designated a “Threatened Species” in Tennessee. Member of the Carrot Family and has a deep taproot. Most attractive when its fruits reach their showy yellow stage. Rarely found in disturbed areas and is an indicator plant for areas of intact native vegetation. Short-lived. Attracts bees and butterflies and is a larval host for the Black Swallowtail butterfly.