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Wingstem, Yellow Crownbeard
Verbesina alternifolia (Actinomeris alternifolia)
Full to part sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, prefers organically rich soil. 4-8 feet height, blooms summer to fall, yellow flowers, re-seeds readily.
Germination Code: C(30)
Native Region: Statewide, more common in Middle Tennessee
This is an aggressive, weedy, clump-forming perennial. Flowers attract butterflies and bees; seeds attract birds.