This page is aiming to provide a list of some common, and some not so common and obvious things that are yellow in the natural world. This will include flowers, animals, anything biological or any form of phenomena.

Yellow is both a primary and secondary color depending on what color model you use, and it has many positive associations, and a few negative one, depending on the shade.

Yellow Things in Nature

Plants/ Flowers

Daffodils

Daffodils.

Daffodils are a spring time flowering plant, its scientific name is Narcissus.

Dandelion

Dandelion.

The dandelion, also known as Taraxacum is a common yellow flower, often found on lawns and fields. They are well-known for their white floating seeds.  

Yellow Rose

Yellow Rose.

The Rose is a very popular flower of the genus Rosa, it’s commonly given to others as a sign of affection.

Sun Flower

Sunflower.

The Sun flower is a large daisy, and is commonly found in North America.

Fruit & Vegetables

Lemon

Yellow Lemon.

The Lemon fruit, or its scientific name the (Citrus Limon). These sour fruits are often used in food and drinks in small amounts to enhance flavor.

Passion fruit

Passion Fruit.

This tropical fruit is native to south American regions. The outside is a dark red to yellow color, and the edible insides are yellow. 

Bananas

Bananas.

These tend to grow in warm tropical countries and environments, and are one of the most commonly consumed fruits throughout the world.

Mango

The Mango fruit is a yellow orange color. The tropical tree which produces the fruit grows in India.

Peppers

Bell peppers commonly grow into a variety of bright colors, including yellow.

Corn

Corn, are seeds which grow from long cereal grass. 

Animals

Bees

Yellow Bee.

Many species of bees have a yellow and black coloration, as-well as their color they are commonly known for their ability sting, and to produce honey.

Wasps

Wasp.

Wasps share a couple of similarities with bees, such as their yellow and black coloration, plus their ability to sting, however they are not classed as bees.

Lion

Lion.

Lions are a pale sandy yellow tint, which helps them blend in with the African Savannah.  

Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever.

Golden retrievers are popular medium sized domesticated dogs, they tend to have pale yellow or sandy colored fur.

Butterfly

Yellow Butterfly.

These fluttering insects are known for their attractive and bright colored wings.

Hoverfly

Hoverfly.

Hoverflies look very similar to wasps, with their yellow and black coloration, and are often confused for them. Other names they’re known by, Syrphid flies and Flower flies.

Crab Spider

Yellow Crab Spider.

Crab Spiders can be found in a few different colors, they can range from black to a strong yellow color, including patterns that combine multiple colors.

Seahorse

Yellow Sea Horse.

Seahorses are strange looking fish, they in the Hippocampus genus and they can be found in a range of different colors.

Ladybug

Ladybugs are most commonly known for having a pretty red patterned coloration, however yellow ones can also be found in nature.

Fire Salamander

These look more like lizards, however they’re amphibians, and they sport a black and yellow, sometimes orange coloration. 

Golden Frog

This frog is also known by a few other names, such as the golden poison arrow frog, or golden dart frog. It tends to range from yellow to orange in color.  

Macaw

Macaws can be found with almost every primary and secondary colored feathers.

Cockatiel

The Cockatiel is a type of small parrot, they are commonly kept as pets, its body tends to be gray, with white on its wings, and a yellow head coloration.

Burmese Python

The Burmese python is a large snake with patterned skin, and a tan to yellow color variation.

Eyelash Viper

This venomous snake has a unique appearance in a few different ways, one of which is its bright yellow appearance.

Ghost Crab

These crabs are often found in warm tropical locations, they often have white claws, with the majority of its body being yellow.

Yellow Weaver

The yellow weaver is also known as the eastern golden weaver. This bird can be located in the southern and eastern regions of Africa, and it’s mostly yellow in color.

Cape Weaver

The cape weaver is similar to the above mentioned yellow weaver, generally can be seen in the south region of Africa.

American Yellow Warbler

The yellow warbler, as the name suggests, it’s very common in America, particularly north America.

Aphids

Aphids are insects that feed off tree sap, and they come in a variety of colors.

Other

Fire

Yellow Fire.

Fire generally burns with a yellow to orange flame.

Sun

Sunrise.

The Sun is considered to be yellow or perhaps orange in color, yellow is generally the color we see during a sunset or sunrise.