Wyethia mollis

Wyethia mollis

Woolly mule-ears

Drought tolerant, native perennial found in open forests and rocky slopes in California, southern Oregon and western Nevada on well drained soils; full sun. Sunflower-like yellow ray flowers are conspicuous, blooming May to August. Palatability for wildlife and livestock is low.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
24 
- 30 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
20 
- 25 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
25.50 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
25,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
White
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer