Common Names: Flat-top goldenrod, grass-leaved goldenrod
Sub-category: Aster family
A herbaceous plant on thin, branching stems. Leaves are alternate, simple, long and narrow much like grass leaves (hence the name of the species). One plant can produce many small, yellow flower heads flat-topped arrays sometimes as much as 30 cm across. Each head has 7 to 35 ray florets surrounding 3 to 13 disc florets. The species is very common in fallow fields, waste places, fencerows, and vacant lots in many places.
Primary Flower Color: Yellow
Secondary Flower Color: Yellow