Heterotheca sessiliflora

Wildflowers Dicots Eudicots Asterids Asterales Asteraceae Astereae Heterotheca

Heterotheca sessiliflora flowerHairy Golden Aster

Seen in Cottam meadow, blooming in July.

For a while I mistook it for Telegraph Weed, but this is a much smaller plant (about half as high, rarely more than 3 feet), bushier, with hairier leaves (which therefore look greyer).

Heterotheca sessiliflora flower side-view

Heterotheca sessiliflora flower

Heterotheca sessiliflora plant

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