This happens to be a great butterfly plant. It is native to MO and prefers growing in full sun. It’s very drought tolerant too. These plants reach heights of 1-2 meters. In the fall, birds eat the grayish brown seed heads. The Tucker mini-prairie has many of these plants, but don’t confuse them with the other yellow blooming member of the Asteraceae family, the Ashy sunflower or Helianthus mollis.