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Packera obovata (Senecio obovatus)

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Common Name:  Round-leaved Ragwort, Roundleaf Groundsel, Squaw Weed, Golden Groundsel

Part to full shade, medium to moderately dry moisture level, adapted to a wide range of soils including clay, neutral to alkaline pH.  1 – 1.5 feet height, blooms in early spring, yellow flowers, colonizes quickly once established by either rhizomes or stolons.

Germination Code: ?

Native Region:  Middle and East Tennessee

Effective evergreen groundcover.  Attracts butterflies and bees.

Round-leaved Ragwort, Roundleaf Groundsel, Squaw Weed, Golden Groundsel - Packera obovata (Senecio obovatus)
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Round-leaved Ragwort, Roundleaf Groundsel, Squaw Weed, Golden Groundsel - Packera obovata (Senecio obovatus) 2
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