Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants


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.


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