Euthamia gymnospermoides Greene
Family: Asteraceae
Great Plains flat-topped goldenrod,  more...
[Euthamia camporum Greene,  more]
Euthamia gymnospermoides image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Euthamia: Greek for "well-crowded," from the dense inflorescence
Plants: erect, perennial, 16"-40" tall forb mostly hairless except for the rough leaf edges
Leaves: thick, firm, linear, 1/8" wide, with 1 vein and obvious, glandular dots
Flowers: head with 10-14 short, yellow rays; inflorescence flat-topped clusters of mostly stalkless heads
Fruits: dry seed on fluffy pappus
Habitat: sunny shores; in sandy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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