Stephanomeria pauciflora

Brownplume Wirelettuce
Stephanomeria pauciflora

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Desert Straw, Fewflower Wirelettuce
Photo taken on: July 28, 2008
Location: Wet Mountains, Eastern CO
Life Zones: Foothills
Habitat: Dry areas, canyons

Grows to 2ft with twisted bluish-green stems and sparse leaves. Flowers are ¾" across with toothed rays and purple stamens. Similar to Skeleton Plant.

Stephanomeria pauciflora

Flora of North America reference.

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