Packera Aurea, or more commonly know as Golden Ragwort, 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 3.9 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during early spring and is tolerant of shade. Packera Aurea or Golden Ragwort's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.
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