Alternate name: Hispid Gromwell
Family: Boraginaceae, Borage view all from this family
Description One to numerous stout, leafy stems, simple to branched above; 1-2 ft. tall. Stems and linear leaves are gray-green and covered with coarse, stiff hairs. Deep yellow, tubular flowers are clustered at the end of stems. Older plants may form clumps 2-3 ft. across.
Flower April - June.
Flower April - June
Habitat Sandy grasslands; open woods.
Range New York to South Dakota, Montana, and n.e. Colorado, south to Florida, Texas Panhandle, and Mexico.
Exposure Preference Sun.
Native Distribution New York to South Dakota & n.e. Colorado, s. to Florida, Texas Panhandle & Mexico
Site Preference Sandy grasslands; open woods
Soil Preference Sandy soils.