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Zizia trifoliata

Common Name(s):
Golden alexander, Meadow parsnip
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

Wildlife Value: Members of the genus Zizia support the following specialized bee: Andrena (Micrandrena) ziziae.

Season:
Spring
Height:
1-2 ft.
Foliage:
1-2 in. leaves, ternately divided and sometimes redivided into lance- or egg-shaped, finely toothed leaflets
Flower:
Compact umbel of small yellow flowers with five petals
Site:
Open woodlands, forest margins, roadsides
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, bees, wildlife

NCCES plant id: 2796

Zizia trifoliata Zizia trifoliata
Derek Ramsey, CC-BY-SA-3.0