A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife
Helenium amarum (Rafinesque)
A member of the Aster family. From the "Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia and Surrounding States": usually found in overgrown pastures, disturbed areas, and roadsides. Grows up to 2 feet tall. Flowers are not quite an inch wide, with 8 to 10 yellow, 3-toothed ray flowers and a central, dome-shaped disk of tiny yellow flowers. Blooms spring to summer.
Middle Georgia - this specimen was growing on the side of a downtown road.
Cell phone photography