Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Hydric (Wet)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Shade
Height: 6 inches – 3 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Season: August – October
Suggested Uses: Nodding Bur-Marigold is often found growing on the perimeters of wetlands and is a great addition to rain gardens and shoreline restorations.
Native Range: Native throughout the majority of the continguous U.S. but less common in the Southeast and Southwest. Native throughout the state of Minnesota except for a few south-central Minnesota counties.
Pollinators: Primarily bees!
Flowers: 1-2 inches wide with a dark yellow center. Petals often have pointed tips. Plants frequently have several flowers.
Leaves: Leaves are narrow, up to 6″ long and have a prominent central vein. They are oppositely attached and appear to connect with eachother around the stem.
Other Names: Nodding Beggarticks
More information: USDA PLANT profile