DescriptionEvery light begins with darknessEvery flower was once a seedAnd with the sun and wind to test usWe are bound to be released~UnknownAlso known as Lanceleaf Tickseed, this wildflowers if in the Aster family.It is a native herbaceous perennial; self-seeding to freely form large colonies.It is clump-forming; with slender, erect stems that branch at the base.Grows from a height of 4-24 in or more.Its leaves are bright green, fine; in a basal rosette, strap-like; on stem, fewer, opposite, may be lobed, mostly near the base; evergreen or semi-evergreen in some climates.The flower is daisy-like, terminal, 1-3 in wide; with 8 wide rays, lemon yellow to gold, raggedly toothed, around a grainy, yellow to orange, button-shaped disc, 3/8-3/4 in wide.Fruits are a dry seed, on thin flat wings, 1/8 in long.This wildflower flowers from Mar-Aug, April - June (in south); July - August (in north)Its habitat is open sites with good drainage and rocky or sandy soil: dunes, dry woods, meadows, prairies, ditches, roadsides, old fields, disturbed sites; also widely cultivated as an ornamental.Range Native to the Southeast, Midwest, and central U.S. now naturalized in the Northeast and some Plains states:Maine to Florida, west to New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Minnesota, and Ontario; British Columbia to California; and Hawaii.Native Distribution Florida to e. Texas & n. New Mexico, n. to Virginia, Ontario, Michigan, Wisconsin, Missouri & Colorado; naturalized in n.e. statesSite Preference Prairies; open fields; sandy woods; roadsidesSoil Preference Sandy, gravelly soils.Photographed along the road in Accord, New York, USA
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