Scientific Name: Wyethia mollis
Common Names: Woolly Mule Ears
Thrives in open forests and rocky slopes of mountain ranges. Leaves or lance or oval shaped and covered with wooly hairs growing vertically from the base of the plant.
Seeds are edible tasting similar to sunflower seeds. Native Indians gathered the seeds and ground it into flour.
Bloom Color(s): yellow
Plant Height: to 36 in.
Bloom Period: May to June
Plant Family: Asteraceae
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
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