Rayless Goldenrod is an upright, smooth perennial. Its
preferred habitat is pine woods, ditches and marshy areas. Distribution
is throughout the Escambia region.
The leaves are mostly basal and spatula-shaped; stalked;
no teeth and no lobes. Stem leaves are also spatula-like
The flowers are in clusters at the tip of a stem. Each
flower is bisexual in nature and symmetrical in form. Disc flowers
are yellow; ray flowers are absent. Flowers occur in late
summer and early autumn.
Fruit is a seed which outer layer is fused to it (achene)