Butterweed (Packera Glabella)
Packera Glabella, or more commonly know as Butterweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Packera. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 3.2 feet at maturity. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. It’s active growth period is spring, blooms during spring, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Packera Glabella or Butterweed‘s floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas.