Onosmbdium virginianum - Family, Borage. Color, greenish yellow. The 5 long, narrow lobes of the tubular corolla are bristly on the outside. Stamens, 5, with somewhat arrow-shaped, pointed anthers. Pistil, with a thread-like, projecting style. Fruit, 4 one-seeded nutlets. Leaves, rough, about 2 inches long, narrow, the lower tapering at base, sessile, with parallel veins. Racemes of flowers terminal, at first, like most of this genus, curled under, straightening as the flowers unfold. Summer.
Dry banks and rocky hills, from Massachusetts to Florida.