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Annual Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

Synonyms: Common Sunflower
A robust annual that produces cheery yellow flowers, 2-4 inches across with purplish-brown centers. Has allelopathic properties. Distributed throughout U.S., southern Canada and northern Mexico; abundant in roadsides, waste places and other open sites. Best in full sun, dry
soils; highly adaptable, produces seeds that attracts seed-eaters.

Arrowleaf Balsomroot (Balsamorhiza sagittata)

Synonyms: Oregon Sunflower | Breadroot
A long-lived, tap-rooted perennial with large, bright yellow flowers are on individual stems but may be numerous, sunflower-like; blooms May to June. Found across B.C. to CA east of the Cascades, east to Alberta, ND, SD and CO, south to northern AZ on open hillsides and flats, fairly deep soil, valleys and foothills up to 9000 ft. elevation, typically with big sagebrush. Best in full sun, dry, well-drained, gravelly soils.

Basket-of-Gold (Aurinia saxatilis)

Synonyms: Goldentuft | Madwort |
Gold-dust | Aurinia saxatilis
A mat-forming perennial with woody roots and bright yellow flowers in clusters; blooms from mid-April to early June. Found on rocky, stony slopes, ledges, and cliffs, usually on limestone. Plants form large, spreading mounds, excellent for the front of borders and rock gardens.
Performs best in lean, very well-drained soil, full sun.

Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Synonyms: Hairy Coneflower
An annual, biennial or short-lived perennial leafy plant with bright yellow daisy-like flowers with dark, done- shaped centers. Blooms from late June through September. Native to the Midwest and Lake states, naturalized in the east. Disturbed prairies, roadsides and waste places. Best in full to partial sun, various soils; quite adaptable and somewhat aggressive.

Common Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis)

A biennial to perennial with tall flowering stalks arise from leafy basal rosettes, yellow flowers open in the evening and are 2-3 inches wide. Naturalized in cooler northern areas of the U.S. Best in full sun, moderate to dry soils; reseeds readily.

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Desert Marigold (Baileya sp.)

Synonyms: Wild Marigold
An annual or perennial; daisy-like flowers are single and yellow, 1-2 inches across; blooms for most of the season. poisonous to livestock (sheep, not cows). Found across UT to southern CA, TX and northern Mexico. Found in native low deserts such as the eastern Mojave, sandy or rocky soils, plains and mesas. Very drought-tolerant. Grows best in full sun and well-drained soils outside of desert areas, does not tolerate combination of heat and humidity. Grow as an annual outside of desert areas.

Dwarf Evening Primrose (Oenothera Missouriensis)

Synonyms: O. macrocarpa / Missouri Evening Primrose
A tap-rooted perennial with low plants bearing 3-5 inch, yellow flowers. Blooms from mid-June through August, day-blooming. Found across Missouri and Kansas, south to Texas; dry, thin, rocky, exposed calcareous soils on prairies, cliffs, hillsides, slopes. Best in full to partial sun, dry soils, prefers a soil with good drainage; does not tolerate combination of heat and humidity.

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Engelmann Daisy (Engelmannia peristenia)

Synonyms: Cutleaf Daisy
A perennial with leaves that are deeply pinnately lobed; flowers are yellow, daisy-like, to 1 inch across. Found across KS to CO, south to LA and northern Mexico; open, dry, calcareous soil. Best in full sun, dry locations; drought tolerant but supplemental watering may extend the flowering period.

Grey-Headed Coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)

A perennial with flowers that have drooping yellow petals and gray- brown, columnar disks. Blooms in July and August. From Ontario to GA, west to MN and OK; dry to wet prairies and dry woods. Best in full to partial sun; dry to moist soils; good for back of the border mixes.

Illinois Bundleflower (Desmanthus illinoensis)

Synonyms: Illinois Tick Clover | Prairie Mimosa | False Sensitive Plant
A warm-season perennial that has doubly compound leaves which create a fernlike appearance; flowers are creamy white and spherical, blooms mid-late summer. Common throughout tallgrass prairie and great plains, usually in disturbed sites, pastures, rocky open wooded slopes, ravines, streambanks, roadsides, waste places. Prefers full sun, dry to moist soils; also used for revegetation and prairie restoration.

Johnny Jump-Up (Viola tricolor)

Synonyms: Johnny Jump up, heartsease, heart’s ease, heart’s delight, tickle-my-fancy, Jack-jump-up-and-kiss-me, come-and-cuddle-me, three faces in a hood, or love-in-idleness. An annual to perennial, produces tiny, Pansy-shaped flowers in purple and gold. Blooms all summer, strongest in spring and fall in hot climates. Best in full to partial sun, prefers moist soils; tolerates full sun best in cool summer areas, will not tolerate combination of heat and humidity; reseeds easily.

Lance-Leaved Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata)

Synonyms: Tickseed
A perennial with showy, bright yellow flowers are 2.5 inches wide; blooms in June through July. Found across Florida to Louisiana, north to Vermont, southern Ontario, Michigan, Illinois and Missouri; dry, sandy or gravelly soils, open prairies and roadsides. Best in full to partial sun, dry to moderately moist soils; fairly drought tolerant and tolerates a wide range of pH and the combination of heat and humidity.

Maximillian Sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)

A tall perennial sunflower with yellow flowers to 3 inches across, clustered leaves are grayish-green and rough to the touch, often folded and curving downward. Rhizomatous and aggressive. Blooms late August to October. Naturally dominant plant of the prairies, across southern Canada, south to NC, KY and TX. Best in full to partial sun, dry to moist soils; important wildlife plant, deer forage on leaves and birds eat the seeds.