Botanical Name: Helianthus rigidus
Description: The 2 1/2 inch wide flowers have yellow petals that
brown to purplish centers. The stem is stiff and rough with stiff,
leaves. Usually grows 2-4 ft. tall and blooms during the late summer
Little Bluestem, Big Bluestem, Indian Grass, Canada Wild Rye, Prairie
Smoke, Prairie Onion, Slender Penstemon, Blue Gama, Western Wheatgrass,
Uses: It provides
control, quality forage, and wildlife benefits.