Flaveria linearis

yellowtop

Asteraceae (Compositae)

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-3 ft    Width: 3-4 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden or tall-growing groundcover. Forms mounds that are typically wider than tall. Cut back to ground after flowering.
Considerations: Becomes weedy after flowering.
Propagation: Easily grown from seed. Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Highly salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, lime rock

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Attracts many butterflies and bees.
Native Habitats: Depression and basin marshes, wet prairies, pine rocklands, edges of mangrove swamps, disturbed areas such as berms and dikes near the coast, edges of tidal marshes.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8B,9A,9B,10A,10B,11