- Family name: Asteraceae
- Host plant for: none
- General description: Erect herbaceous perennial with alternate leaves and elongated, terminal clusters of small yellow flowers borne on tall leafy stalks. Easy to cultivate. Prefers full sun in well-drained sites. Drought and salt tolerant. Ornamental and underused in home gardens. Showy in mass. Flowers attract butterflies and other pollinators.
- Type: Herbaceous perennial
- Flower: Elongated, terminal clusters of small, yellow flowers
- Bloom time: Spring through fall
- Soil type: Moist to dry, well-drained soils
- Maximum height: 6 feet
- Candidate for home gardens: Easy to grow. Showy flowers
- Availability in nursery: Specialty and native plant nurseries
- Frenquency in the wild: Common
- Habitat: coastal uplands, pine flatwoods, ruderal
- County: Bay, Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Franklin, Gulf, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Lee, Levy, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okaloosa, Pasco, Pinellas, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, St. Johns, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton
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