Family, Composite. Color of ray flowers white, of disk yellow. Flowers, small, terminating the branches and in the axils. Leaves, thin, ovate, toothed, with petioles. June to November.

A weed found plentifully in the back yards of city and country homes. Also in waste places everywhere. It is weak-stemmed, inclined to be procumbent, from a few inches to 2 feet in height. The pappus is of fringed or bristle-tipped scales. Smooth and odorless.