Fullsize image of Eriophyllum confertiflorum Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Common Name Golden Yarrow, Yellow Yarrow
Latin Name Eriophyllum confertiflorum
Native Habitat 1,000 to 9,000 feet on dry southern California slopes
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam, low to high organic content, well drained
Water Once or twice per month depending on soil in hot weather
Height X Width 2 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Insignificant
Garden Suitability Songbird, Mountain, Sonoran, Thornless, Butterfly
Ornamental Value Mat of bright yellow flowers blooming late winter to early spring, heat marginal
Nature Value Butterflies and birds use flowers
Native American Uses Seeds ground into flour
    Nursery, images and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/295.htm
    Images and data http://www.californiagardens.com/Plant_Pages/eriophyllum_confertiflorum.htm
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-taxon=Eriophyllum+confertiflorum+var.+confertiflorum
    Distribution map http://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch?mode=Scientific+Name&keywordquery=Eriophyllum+tanacetiflorum
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/pf/go/75828/