Family, Composite. Color, pale yellow. Leaves, opposite, sessile, their bases sometimes meeting and joining around the stem, coarsely toothed. Flowers, in large heads, on peduncles terminating the simple flower-stem. Rays present, 6 to 9, 1 inch long. Underneath the flower-heads, 4 broad, involucral bracts unite and make a 4-angled cup around the flower. A second row within is composed of small, chaffy scales. May and June.

Virginia, southward.