Packera aurea

Also Known As: Packera aurea, Ragweed, Squaw Weed, Staggerwort

Packera aurea (formerly Senecio aureus), commonly known as Golden Ragwort, is a perennial flower in family Asteraceae. It is also known as Life Root, Squaw Weed, Golden Sececio, ragwort, uncum root, waw weed, uncum, false valerian, cough weed, female regulator, cocash weed, ragweed, staggerwort, and St. James wort. It is native to eastern North America, from Labrador to Minnesota and from North Carolina to Arkansas (with additional populations in the panhandle of Florida).

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