Thelesperma filifolium

Stiff Greenthread
Thelesperma filifolium

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Threadleaf Yellowrays, Greenthread
Photo taken on: June 4, 2009
Location: White Rock, NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Dry open areas, slopes, mesas

Grows to 2ft with threadlike leaves. Flower has eight notched petals. The inner bracts are fused, the outer bracts stick out.

Thelesperma filifolium

Flora of North America reference.

Yellow Single Flowers