Scientific Name: Verbesina encelioides
Common Names: Golden Crownbeard, Cowpen Daisy
The golden crownbeard has gray green foliage with opposite triangular shaped leaves with toothed margins. Flower heads are bright yellow and have distinct 3-toothed rays.
Prefers disturbed ground in full sun and dry conditions.
Native americans and early settlers used the plant to treat skin ailments.
Bloom Color(s): yellow
Bloom Width: 2 in.
Plant Height: to 3 ft.
Bloom Period: April to October
Plant Family: Asteraceae
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
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