Approximately 100-120 seeds.
At a Glance: Mule’s ear is a late spring flowering perennial that can grow up to 3 ft. tall and has large sunflower-like blossoms. This low-maintenance long-living species thrives in habitats including open meadows and prairies.
Leaves: The leaves on this species are arranged along the base of the plant and are long and lanceolate-shaped.
Flowers: This species has large yellow sunflower-like blossoms.
Fun Fact: This species is very long-living. Once established, the potential lifespan of these plants can span many decades.
|Sun/Shade Tolerance||Hydrology||Elevation Range|
Full sun > 80%
Photo by Northwest Meadowscapes.
MacKinnon, A., Pojar, J., & Alaback, P. B. (1994). Plants of the Pacific Northwest coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. Richmond, Wash: Lone Pine Publishing.