63 Types of Yellow Wildflowers
21.12.2023 - 07:46
/ Raul Cornelius
Often overlooked in favor of more traditional blooms, these vibrant yellow wildflowers are hardy plants that not only offer aesthetic appeal but also have tonnes of ecological benefits.
Botanical Name: Mahonia aquifolium
This is a woody plant native to western North America and is the state flower of Oregon. Its glossy green foliage and clusters of bright yellow flowers makes it stand out.
Botanical Name: Taraxacum officinale
These yellow wildflowers are quite a common sight in different regions. The head of the dandelion flower changes into a round ball with many silver tufted fruits.
Botanical Name: Balsamorhiza sagittata
Balsamroot has bright yellow blooms similar to those of a sunflower. Also, Native Americans use it as a food source.
Botanical Name: Sedum spp.
Stonecrop has gray-green fleshy leaves and clusters of tiny yellow star-like flowers. This plant is drought-tolerant and is commonly used in rock garden settings.
Botanical Name: Viola rotundifolia
This yellow wildflower is a small, low-growing plant in open woodlands and grasslands. Despite being common in the wild areas, it looks quite beautiful!
Botanical Name: Verbascum thapsus
Common Mullein has tall, yellow flowers stalk, reaching up to 8-10 feet height. Its flowers attract pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and flies.
Botanical Name: Eriogonum douglasii
It is a low growing plant with a thick mat of ‘hair’ around the caudex. It blooms in clusters, which makes it appear like a small bouquet!
Botanical Name: Erythronium grandiflorum
These yellow wildflowers are native to North America and have star-shaped, bright yellow blooms. Other common names include yellow avalanche lily and dogtooth violet.
Botanical Name: Ranunculus repens
Creeping Buttercup, also known as