Grindelia integrifolia

PUGENT SOUND GUMWEED

$135.00 /lb

TYPE:

Perennial flower

HEIGHT:

8 - 40 inches

HABITAT:

Wet prairies, vernal pools, salt marshes

WETLAND STATUS:

FACW

SEEDING RATE:

5 lbs per acre with approximately 128,000 seeds per lb

Pugent Sound Gumweed is a member of the sunflower family. The flower heads are covered with a resinous substance. Thrives in clay soils and readily self-sows. Because it is one of the few flowers that blooms up until November, it is a good source of pollen for butterflies, bees and other insects. Does not bloom until the 2nd year.

Planting Instructions: Use general ground prep method (click here).

It can be planted in the fall or spring. Plant 1/4-1/2 inch deep.