("partly rayed ") Family, Composite. Color of rays and disk, yellow, the disk becoming brownish. Rays few, 5 or 6 or more; sometimes none. Leaves, alternate, or the lower opposite, hairy, oblong, or narrow and lance-shaped, deeply toothed, acute at both ends, the lower short-petioled, the upper sessile. A plant 4 to 8 feet high, with a coarse stem, which is hairy, winged above. Flowers, in loose corymbs. August and September.
This plant has been found near Paterson and Montclair, New Jersey. Its range is from western New York southward. In rich soil.