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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Verbesina encelioides (Golden Crownbeard)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

Habitat: disturbed areas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: lanceolate to deltoid to ovate,simple,toothed,
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Apr. to Nov.
Spines: spineless
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Abundance: introduced,not naturalized
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 21. Eudicots: Asteraceae-Aster Family. Phytoneuron 2016-77: 1-164. Published 29 November 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 156 (30.2 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Verbesina encelioides (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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