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Yep, Ashish...it's Hawkweed!
I think it looks like a type of tickseed.
Indian Paint brush...?
I should add a link to the database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch
This looks like what I've always called a Prairie Dandelion (Krigia). Not sure where I got the common name though. However, the USDA plant database doesn't show any species of Krigia in the area where this spotting was made, so I'm a bit perplexed. Hope you have some time to do some research and be sure to let us know what you find out.
Spotted on Jul 1, 2011 Submitted on Jul 1, 2011
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