General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Plant Height: 6-30 inches (15-80 cm)
Leaves: Broadleaf
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Will Naturalize
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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Common names
  • Puget Sound Gumweed
  • Willamette Valley Gumweed
  • Puget Sound Gumplant

Photo Gallery
Location: Camano Island State Park, WA
Date: April 2010
Location: Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
photo credit: Walter Siegmund
Location: Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
photo credit: Walter Siegmund
Comments:
  • Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Mar 15, 2019 10:46 AM concerning plant:
    Native in the Pacific Northwest, from Queen Charlotte Islands to Willamette Valley. Found on beaches, rocky shores, salt marshes. The flowers are surrounded by bracts covered with a white sticky latex or 'gum.'

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