False Boneset is an upright, hairy peren-
nial. Preferred habitat is rich woods, moist roadside ditches
and prairies. Distribution
is generally throughout but coastal in the Escambia region.
It's leaves are alternate to nearly opposite on the lower
stem; no leaf stalk or nearly so (sessile). Leaf shape
is narrowly lance-
like, consisting of one whole part, no teeth and no lobes. Tip
tapers to a long or short point and at an angle less than a right
angle; base is wedge-shaped or may be rounded.
Flowers are heads arranged in a panicle or cluster at the
tip of the flowering stem.
Disc flowers are bisexual in nature and symmetrical in
form. The color is cream to dull whitish yellow. There
are no ray flowers.