The bright yellow flowers of Wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia) appear during late summer and early fall.
This plant, which can be found throughout the middle and eastern portions of North America, begins growing during late spring.
Watch this video for more photos of Wingstem. See how it grows, develops flowers, makes its seeds and dies during the late fall months. The images can help you accurately identify this plant whenever you have an opportunity to see it.