Scientific Name - Flaveria linearis Lag.
Family - Compositae
Erect annual with smooth branched stems. Leaves opposite, narrow with usually smooth margins. Flowers yellow, very small, with only a few arranged in individual heads. Heads in flat-topped clusters, showy. Seeds tiny, usually lacking tiny papery scales at the top. Reproduces by seed. Found in pastures, roadsides, open hammocks, pinewoods, and marshes. Occurs in central to southern peninsula of Florida. Also found in the West Indies and Mexico.