Plant family: Asteraceae - Sunflower
Plant type: Slope Stabilizer
Plant origin: N/A, California
Coastal Sage Scrub, Freshwater Wetlands, Grassland, Riparian
Clay, Sand, Sandy Loam
Euthamia occidentalis is a flowering plant, known by the common names western flat topped goldenrod, western goldentop and western goldenrod. It is a common plant of the Western U.S, California and Baja California. It is most likely to be found near water, such as wetlands, ditches, and marshes.
Western goldenrod is a scrubby, spreading perennial plant, deciduous that grows to 4' tall. It has plentiful yellowish clusters of flowers in the summer to Fall, and is a colorful addition to any garden. Ideal for stream side plantings, and provides great bank stabilization. The pretty yellow flowers attract many pollinators.
Plant in full sun to part shade, and give moderate to high water. Adaptable, it thrives in sand, loam or clay.
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