Grindelia squarrosa, Curlycup Gumweed


Historical Uses: The Crow and Flathead tribes (Montana) were reported to take decoctions/infusions for coughs and respiratory issues.

  • Listing ID: 1147
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 1-2
  • Stratification: 10 days cold most stratification required
  • Bloom Time: July-September
  • Duration: Short Lived Perennial/Biennial
  • Sunlight Exposure: Partial shade to full sun
  • Family: Asteraceae (Aster)
  • Latin Name: Grindelia squarrosa
  • Common Name: Curlycup Gumweed
  • Eco-Region: 251