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
Photos by Barb McGee - bjmcreations.com