Sanvitalia abertii

Abert's Dome
Sanvitalia abertii

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Sanvitalia, Abert's Creeping Zinnia
Photo taken on: September 4, 2011
Location: White Rock, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Dry areas

Grows to 10" with opposite, veined leaves and reddish stems. The flower disk is green and domed, the 5-9 ray petals are notched.

Flora of North America reference.

Yellow Single Flowers