Cup Plant

 Blooming time: July -September

Height: 4-8 ft.

Stems and Leaves: Two upper leaves of the cup plant surround the flowering stalks to form a shallow cup. Leaves are rough, but stem is smooth.

Flowers and Fruit: The large yellow flowers may be 1 1/2 -3 in. across.

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Page last updated March 24, 2015 Text resources:
Text resources: Wildflowers of the Tallgrass Prairie- The Upper Midwest, Sylvan T. Runkel and Dean M. Roosa;
A Field Guide to Wildflowers of the Northeastern and North-central North America, Roger Tory Peterson and Margaret McKenny
Photos by Barb McGee -