Exposure: Full – partial sun Soil: Medium wet - Dry Mature Height: 3 feet Blooms: June
Notable Features: The tall flowering stalks are hairy and extend up to 3 feet above the basal leaves. Prairie Alumroot is a resident of prairies and open woods. Flowers are an unassuming greenish-cream color.
Attracts: Small bees pollinate the flowers, including Halictid bees and cellophane bees. One bee species, Colletes aestivalis, is a specialist pollinator of alumroots. Both nectar and pollen are available as floral rewards to such visitors.