Xerochrysum Tzvelev

Involucral bracts with claw reduced Xerochrysum
Leaves not viscid, glabrous or with a few hairs
Annual or short-lived perennial herb up to 1 m high with glandular hairs and a taperoot. Erect and branched. Leaves up to 10 cm long, linear to oblong-lanceolate; the lower ones obovate-oblong. Involucre 20–40 mm diam.; bracts petal-like, bright yellow to reddish-brown. Cypselas glabrous or slightly papillose, 2–3 mm long. Widespread in a variety of situations. Fl. spring. Golden Everlasting Xerochrysum bracteatum
Perennial herb with cobwebby hairs or glabrescent, rhizomatous. Erect usually with single stem up to 45 cm high. Leaves up to 10 cm long, linear-elliptic. Involucre solitary, 2.5–5 cm diam.; bracts golden-yellow. Cypsela 3 mm long. Uncommon. Swamps. Fl. summer. Swamp Everlasting Xerochrysum palustre