Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Shade
Height: 1-3 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Season: May – July
Suggested Uses: Yellow Pimpernel umbels are composed of delicate yellow flowers and the foliage is finely textured. It is a nice addition to wildflower gardens in dappled sun. It grows in upland prairies, savannas and along pathways in light shade. It does well on poor-quality clay and rocky soils. It is a species of Special Concern in Minnesota.
Native Range: Native to the eastern half of the U.S. Native to the southeastern corner of Minnesota.
Pollinators: Solitary bees. Host plant for Black Swallowtail and Ozark Swallowtail butterfly caterpillars.
Flowers: Yellow flowers are arranged in a delicate umbel.
Leaves: Compound. Leaflets lack lobes or teeth.
More information: USDA plant profile