Roundleaf Ragwort


Packera obovata
formerly Senecio obovatus
Asteraceae


Yellow Swish

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Flat-topped clusters of attractive small (1/4 inch) deep yellow flowers from April to June (rarely later), basal leaves (1-4 inch) are oval & tapering to the base with smaller finely cut leaves on the flowering stems, great semi-evergreen groundcover, food plant for Northern Metalmark Butterfly caterpillars (Calephelis borealis), nectar attracts butterflies (and other insects), native to wooded slopes and banks, clump forming by rhizomes.

Average Moisture
Part Shade
0.5-1.5 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-8b
Perennial
Deer Resistant

Native Range: s. NH & VT west to s. MI & IL, south to the FL panhandle & NM

Roundleaf Ragwort 3.5 inch pot $9.50

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