Berlandiera lyrata

Chocolate Flower
Berlandiera lyrata

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Green Eyes, Lyre-leaf Green Eyes, Chocolate Daisy
Photo taken on: May 10, 2016
Location: Abiquiu Lake, NM
Life Zones: Plains
Habitat: Dry areas, grassy slopes

Grows to 3ft tall, erect or leaning, with lobed, toothed leaves that are lyre-shaped. Flowers are bright yellow with a maroon disk and smell like chocolate. arrow


Berlandiera lyrata



The petals have red veins underneath, the phyllaries are large and petal like.

Flora of North America reference.

Yellow Single Flowers