Growing from anywhere between 3 and 5 feet tall, the gray headed coneflower's bright yellow petals are easy to spot throughout a prairie. As the plant grows, the gray cones which top the yellow petals will begin to fill in with smaller disk flowers that are a great source of nectar for our local bees.
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Emily is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist who spends her time exploring and learning about the unique history and nature in North East Ohio. She lives with her fiancé and cat in Wooster where she also works at a bookstore and grows and cans her own vegetables. When she's not doing that, yoga and embroidery (not at the same time) are other things she enjoys.