[The Sunflower Family in the Southwestern Deserts of the United States]

The Sunflower Family in the Mountains and Deserts of the American Southwest

Daisy-like Flower Heads

(Flower heads possess a ring of ray flowers surrounding disk flowers.)

Flower head of Mojave Desertstar, Mojave Desert Star, Desert Star: Monoptilon bellioides

Mojave Desertstar: Monoptilon bellioides

Goldeneyes and Viguieras: The Genus Bahiopsis

Desert Marigolds: The Genus Baileya

Brittlebush, Goldenhills, Incienso: Encelia farinosa (Synonyms: Encelia farinosa var. farinosa, Encelia farinosa var. phenicodonta, Encelia farinosa var. radians)

Woolly Daisies, Woolly Sunflowers: The Genus Eriophyllum

Desert Sunflowers: The Genus Geraea

Tickseeds: The Genus Coreopsis

Thimbleheads: The Genus Hymenothrix

Goldfields: The Genus Lasthenia

Blackfoots: The Genus Melampodium

Desert Stars: The Genus Monoptilon

Rock Daisies: The Genus Perityle

Butterweeds, Groundsels and Ragworts: The Genera Packera and Senecio

Four-nerve Daisies: The Genus Tetraneuris

Pricklyleafs: The Genus Thymophylla

Woodyasters: The Genus Xylorhiza


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