ALTERNATE NAME: Bearded Beggarticks
FAMILY: Asteraceae, Aster view all from this family
DESCRIPTION: Slender, leafy, much-branched stems bearing several yellow, daisy-like flower heads.
HABIT: native annual or perennial herb; erect stems, smooth or slightly hairy, sometimes red-green; taprooted; may from large stands.
HEIGHT: 0.5-6 ft (0.15-1.5 m)
LEAF: opposite, long-stalked, pinnately divided or lobed into 3, 5, or 7 lobes or leaflets, themselves coarsely toothed or lobed, usually hairy beneath; to 8 in (20 cm) long, to 4 in (10 cm) wide.
FLOWER: daisy-like, yellow, slightly fragrant, to 2 in (5 cm) wide; 5-10+ wide oval rays, .4-1 in (10-25 mm) long; yellow-orange disk; with 8-12 outer bracts subtending each head.
FRUIT: flat dry seed, fringed, black or yellow-black, to 1/4 in (6 mm) long; tipped with 2 tiny barbs.

Flower August to October.

HABITAT: Wet meadows, wet prairies, marshes, roadside ditches, cultivated fields, fallow fields, pine forests, disturbed sites, low ground; to 1000 ft (300 m).
RANGE: Thought to be Native to the Midwest, now naturalized to from Ontario and New England, south to Georgia, west to Texas, north to Colorado, Nebraska and Minnesota; not reported in Vermont.
Taken with a Nikon D60.

Source: enature.com

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Comments

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 1 year ago

    Pretty and lovely to fill the frame

  • Thank you, Kala!

    – mcstory

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 1 year ago

    23/03/2013

  • Thank you so much for the feature! Very much appreciated!!

    – mcstory

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devineover 1 year ago

    When enlarged it’s lovely!

  • Thank you, Bette!

    – mcstory

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