Gray goldenrod has hairy, grayish leaves and stems. It is common in dry, sandy or rocky areas.
- Family: aster (Asteraceae)
- Habitat: dry fields, dry open woods
- Height: 6-30 inches
- Flower size: tiny flowers in plume-shaped clusters up to 6 inches tall
- Flower color: yellow
- Flowering time: July to October
- Origin: native