SCIENTIFIC NAME: Amphiachyris dracunculoides
COMMON NAME(S): Broomweed
FAMILY: ASTERACEAE (COMPOSITAE) - Sunflower Family
HABITAT: Prairie, rocky slopes and roadsides
LEAVES: Alternate, simple, narrow to 4" long; slightly sticky to the touch
FLOWERS: Small heads of yellow flowers
FLOWERING SEASON: Late summer to fall
FRUITS: Small, single-seeded
ALLERGENIC PRINCIPLES: Pollen allergens suspected
ALLERGENIC PROPERTIES: Respiratory?
COMMENTS: Pollen allergies have not been confirmed, but are suspected on the basis of family relationships.