Pyrrocoma crocea

Golden Curlyhead
Pyrrocoma crocea (Haplopappus croceus)

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Curlyhead Goldenweed
Photo taken on: July 15, 2009
Location: Lower Loop, GV, CO
Life Zones: Montane to subalpine
Habitat: Moist meadows, roadsides

Grows to 2-3ft in masses. Similar to Orange Sneezeweed but is distinguished by the single flower per stem and the large leafy phyllaries.

Pyrrocoma crocea

Flora of North America reference.

Yellow Single Flowers