Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Golden Alexander
Zizia aurea
This lovely native of the eastern U.S. offers delicate, lemon-yellow broccoli-like flowers in late spring to early summer. Flowers last for weeks. Plants grow to about 2 feet tall and half as wide.
Genus: Zizia (Zizia)
Family: Apiaceae (umbellifers)
Order: Apiales (apiales)
Class: Magnoliopsida (Dicots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)