Stems slender, smooth or usually somewhat resinous, branched above, 8 to 18 inches high. Leaves numerous, narrowly linear, entire, long pointed at the apex, sessile and narrowed at the base, punctate, one-nerved, lateral nerves if present very inconspicuous, 1 to 3 inches long, often with smaller leaves clustered in the axils; heads of flowers about one-eighth of an inch high, very numerous and crowded into a dense, nearly flat corymb; involucre oblong-campanulate, its bracts oblong; ray flowers yellow, six to twelve in number; disk flowers only four to six in number.

Memoir 15 N. Y. State Museum

Plate 232

B. Slender Fragrant Goldenrod; Quobsque Weed   Euthamia tenuifolia

B. Slender Fragrant Goldenrod; Quobsque Weed - Euthamia tenuifolia

In dry, sandy soil, eastern Massachusetts to Florida and Louisiana, and locally inland to Illinois and Wisconsin. Flowering from August to October.