Water - Perfoliate
leaves hold water for a wide variety of wildlife, long-tongued bees,
butterflies, and skippers that are especially fond of the Cup Plant’s pollen.
Pollen - Nectar - Wasps, bee flies, and various short-tongued bees
The Chickadees, Goldfinches and I were in constant competition for the
Seed - Birds - I have noticed Chickadees, Goldfinches on this plant
For more details visit the Illinois Wildflower web site.