Zig-zag Goldenrod

  • Bloom Time: Aug – Oct
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Height: 24 – 48 inches
  • Sun: Full to partial
  • Soil: Medium to dry

Caterpillar food for:
asteroid moth (Cucullia asteroides), Wooly bear (Pyrrharctia isabella)

Butterfly food for:
checkered white (Pontia protodice), clouded sulphur (Colias philodice), orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme), Leonard’s skipper (Hesperia leonardus), monarch (Danaus plexippus)

Attracts these pollinators:
mining bees (Andrena rudbeckiae), bumble bees (Bombus spp.), leafcutter bees (Megachile spp.), long-horned bees (Melissodes spp.), sweat bees (Halictus spp.), green sweat bees (Agapostemon spp.), cuckoo bees (Triepeolus spp.), syrphid flies (Toxomerus spp., Eristalis spp.), small carpenter bees (Ceratina spp.), blister beetles (Nemognatha spp.), bee wolves (Philanthus spp.) solder beetles (Chauliognathus spp.), bee flies (Exoprosopa spp., Villa spp.), jagged ambush bug (Phymata spp.)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers