Lygodesmia juncea

Skeleton Plant
Lygodesmia juncea

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Rushpink
Photo taken on: July 27, 2012
Location: Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains
Habitat: Disturbed sandy soil, roadsides

Grows to 2ft" with branching stems and inconspicuous scale-like leaves. The petals are toothed. Similar to Brownplume Wire-lettuce.

Flora of North America reference.

Pink Single Flowers