Add this rare native plant to your woodland garden where it can show off its considerable size (3-8') and shaggy magnificence. A member of the Asteraceae, the Sunflower family, Bear's Foot produces sunflower-like orange blooms July-September that attract pollinators that include native bees. May need staking. Hard to find in nurseries. Indiana genotype. Moist to dry soil. Note: some insect chomps.

Smallanthus uvedalia (Bear's Foot/Hairy Leafcup)