Family, Composite. Color, orange, so deep as to be called orange red. Sometimes the outer rays of the head of flowers are red, those within orange. Stem, leafless. Leaves, from the root, oblong or spatulate, entire. Whole plant very hairy. Heads of many flowers arranged in corymbs. Rays 5-pointed, truncate at apex. 6 to 20 inches high. June and July.
A pretty flower, common in Massachusetts and elsewhere, rather local. Considered a weed in some places. Quebec to Pennsylvania and westward.
Hawkbit. fall dandelion. (Leontodon autumnalis)