Chrysopsis mariana.

Composite Family. Aug. - Oct.

Found in dry, sandy soil. Gulf of Mexico, north to Pennsylvania and Long Island.


Yellow, aster-like, nearly 1 inch across, in loose, spreading clusters.


Oblong, seated on stem, toothless. Leaves and plant stem silky-hairy when young, becoming smooth with age.


The golden-rods are familiar to everyone. They comprise a very extensive group, with many intergrading forms, and none but students care to puzzle out the different species.