Packera plattensis (Senecio plattensis)

Packera plattensis (Senecio plattensis)


Prairie Ragwort Category:


Soil: Mesic(Medium) to (Xeric)Dry
Sun: Full to Part
Height: 1′-2′
Color: Yellow
Blooms: May – July
Flowers: The 3/4″ flower heads contain 8-12 ray flowers surrounding thee yellow disk flowers. They bloom on flat-topped clusters.
Leaves: The stem leaves are irregularly toothed and the basal leaves are stalked.

Suggested Uses:

This cheery wildflower is low growing and very showy when in bloom!  It grows on a variety of soil types, but is very useful in a dry sandy, gravelly or rocky soil. This would be a nice choice for a rock garden and is an excellent choice for upland  prairie or shoreline restoration. Attractive to a variety of small bees.

 Interesting Facts:


Food Uses:
Medicinal uses:

Other Uses: It is attractive to small bees and other pollinating insects.
More Information:
Other Names:
Prairie Grounsel

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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