All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Wingstem</strong>
<em>Verbesina alternifolia</em> /Aster Family<br>
This is a very common late-summer wildflower. I found this plant growing along a greenway in Oak Ridge in late August. As the common name implies, there are long, thin "wings...
Wingstem
Verbesina alternifolia /Aster Family

This is a very common late-summer wildflower. I found this plant growing along a greenway in Oak Ridge in late August. As the common name implies, there are long, thin "wings" along the lower stems.
Perennial
Where seen: Oak Ridge, Great Smoky Mountains NP, Warriors' Path SP, widespread

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