Verbesina encelioides

Verbesina encelioides (Ximenesia encelioides)

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Goldweed, Cowpen Daisy, Golden Crownbeard
Photo taken on: August 10, 2009
Location: White Rock, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Waste areas, pastures, disturbed areas

Grows to 3ft tall with fine white hairs on stem, underside of leaves and bracts. Leaves are triangular and toothed. Leaves and flowers are smelly. arrow

Verbesina encelioides


Flowers are up to 2" across with notched petals.

Flora of North America reference.

Yellow Single Flowers