Plants in the sunflower-like group are relatively large, most are at least 2 1/2'' tall. The flowers are also large, almost always 1" or more in diameter, and are always yellow. All have both disc and ray flowers.

The dandelion-like group plants also have yellow flowers, but both the plants and the flowers tend to be smaller. Most have only ray flowers, but a few have only disc flowers, or both disc and ray flowers.

Flower This family contains flowers.

Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta
Coneflower, Green-Headed/ Wild Goldenglow Rudbeckia laciniata
Jerusalem Artichoke Helianthus tuberosus
Ox-Eye/ False Sunflower Heliopsis helianthoides
Ragwort, Golden/ Squaw-Weed Senecio aureus
Rosinweed, Whorled Silphium trifoliatum
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale
Sunflower, Common Helianthus annuus
Sunflower, Rough-Leaved Helianthus strumosus
Sunflower, Small Wood Helianthus microcephalus
Sunflower, Tall/ Giant Sunflower Helianthus giganteus
Sunflower, Thin-Leaved Helianthis decapetalus
Sunflower, Woodland Helianthus divaricatus
Wingstem/ Yellow Ironweed Actinomeris alternifolia