Family, Composite. Color of the numerous, narrow rays crimson with a purplish tinge, while the center of the flower is yellow. Flowers, small, growing in corymbed clusters. Stem, coarse, hairy, leafy to the top, 1 to 3 feet high. Leaves, thin, oblong, the upper clasping the stem with heart-shaped bases, entire; the lower toothed, narrowed downward. Midrib prominent. May to August.
Wet meadows along banks of rivers in the Eastern and Southern States. Flower much like the commoner Robin's Plantain, but having more rays, long and narrow.