Photo Credit
Photo courtesy of USFWS Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge.

Hoary puccoon

Scientific name
Lithospermum canescens
Plant Family
Plant Group
This May to June bloom has a flattened golden yellow flower on top of a dark green stem. The golden flower has five spreading rounded lobes and stands 5-14 inches tall.
Identification Hints

This May to June bloom has a flattened golden yellow flower on top of a dark green stem. The golden flower has five spreading rounded lobes and stands 5-14 inches tall.

Did You Know?

The leaves and stems of Hoary puccoon are very hairy. The fruits are small, hard nutlets that are grayish-green in color. The fruits generally develop in mid-summer.

States
AL, AR, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV