Photo credit: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln.
Nodding yellow flowers with small orange centers appear on the upper most portion of a central stem. Attractive to bees. Most often found in moist meadows or open woodlands, it can also tolerate sandy or rocky soil. Shared with us by our friends at Growild, Inc.
For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=LYLA