[Desert Sunflowers: The Genus Geraea in the Southwestern Deserts of the United States]

Hairy Desertsunflower, Hairy Desert Sunflower, Desert Sunflower

Geraea canescens

Synonyms: Geraea canescens var. canescens, Geraea canescens var. paniculata

Hairy Desertsunflower, Hairy Desert Sunflower, Desert Sunflower: Geraea canescens (Synonyms: Geraea canescens var. canescens, Geraea canescens var. paniculata)

A close-up of the inflorescence of hairy desert sunflower as seen in a wash along the Mojave Valley Highway a mile or so north of Pintail Slough in the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge..........February 20, 2013.

Leaves of Hairy Desertsunflower, Hairy Desert Sunflower, Desert Sunflower: Geraea canescens (Synonyms: Geraea canescens var. canescens, Geraea canescens var. paniculata)

Lower stem leaves and flower buds of hairy desert sunflower as seen in a wash along the Mojave Valley Highway a mile or so north of Pintail Slough in the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge..........February 20, 2013.

Paul Slichter