Besseya bullii (Eaton) Rydb.
Common Name: KITTEN-TAIL
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: E
Besseya bullii N. Martineau

Sandy grasslands and hillsides with sparse oaks. Ranges rather locally from Michigan and southwest Ohio to Iowa and southeastern Minnesota.

The inconspicuous yellow flowers are in a long spike-like inflorescence at the end of an unbranched stem bearing many small leaves.


Barry County
Eaton County
Ionia County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
St. Joseph County
Van Buren County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. November 29, 2022.