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Herbaceous Plants

Yellow Golden Alexander (Zizia aurea)

Golden Alexander (Zizia aurea)

Golden Alexander (Zizia aurea) is found in open areas with moist soil such prairies, fields, and powerline right-of-ways. It has yellow flowers that appear in the summer. Golden Alexander is the host plant for two species of swallowtail butterflies and a species of mining bee. It is a nectar plant for many other insect species including bees, flies, and wasps.

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