This impressive prairie plant grows to 7 to 9 feet high and produces 3" sunflower-like yellow flowers on long stalks, above a rosette of large basal leaves. The flowers attract native and domestic bees, and in hte fall, goldfinches love to eat the seeds. Its preference is full sun and medium-dry to medium-wet conditions. Blooms July-September.

Silphium terebinthinaceum