A 1-2 ft.
with several stems which are leafy nearly to the summit. Leaves are dissected into linear segments. Flower heads are few or
on leafless peduncles. The showy
flowers (petals) are bright yellow.
This plant self-sows readily, becoming weedy.
AL , AR , CT , FL , GA , IL , IN , IA , KS , KY , LA , ME , MD , MI , MS , MO , NJ , NM , NY , NC , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VT , VA , WV , WI Canada: ON
, QC Native Distribution:
S.e. U.S., inland to MO, e. KS, OK & TX; introduced elsewhere Native Habitat:
Open, sandy woods; roadsides; fields USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(I)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement:
Part Shade Soil Description:
Sandy soils Conditions Comments:
This plant is not reliably perennial
and self-sows readily, becoming weedy.