plant-banner1

Plant Details

Smallanthus uvedalius

Bearsfoot, Leafcup

Scientific Name:

Smallanthus uvedalius

Common Name:

Bearsfoot, Leafcup

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

yellow

Size in Feet:

3 - 9

Light:

shade, part-shade

Soil Moisture:

mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

July - October

Bloom Area:

Coast, Piedmont, Mountains

Bearsfoot in flower

image

Paynter, Wilmington, late August 2012

Close-up of Flower

.

image

Flower with bee

With its abundant flowers and long blooming period, Bearsfoot is a great pollinator plant, attracting butterflies and bees as well as ants.

image

The large leaves give the flower its common name.

image

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Permalink - (right click to save this page to your bookmarks)

<<< PREVIOUS

NEXT >>>

Comments - Leave a comment or read what's been added!
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

back to top
go to gallery
back to Initial s Gallery
back to orchids
back to Carnivorous Plants
back to Trilliums