Gutierrezia sarothrae

Broom Snakeweed
Gutierrezia sarothrae

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Snakeweed, Broomweed, Matchweed, Kindlingweed
Photo taken on: August 19, 2008
Location: Tsankawi National Monument, NM
Life Zones: Plains to montane
Habitat: Dry, sunny slopes

Grows like a rounded bush to 30" with thread-like leaves. Flowers are tiny, less than ¼", compared to Broom Senecio and Pingue Rubberweed in the same habitat.

Gutierrezia sarothrae

Flora of North America reference.

Yellow Round Clusters