Golden Crownbeard *
Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: cowpen daisy.
Generic common name: CROWN-BEARD.
Ventura County disturbed areas and road margins, Aug 2009.
Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Late Spring, Summer, Fall.
The ssp. listed in TMJ2 does not seem to be a good fit to our plants. See the comment in the ANF description.