Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Aster (Asteraceae) family.
The showy flower heads are up to 3 inches (7.6 cm) wide and have a brownish red central disk and 8 to 14, three-cleft rays. The flame-like rays are red with yellow at the tips. The leaves are green, linear, oblong, or spoon-shaped, and may be toothed or lobed. The stems are decumbent. This plant is usually an annual here.
Santa Catalina Mountains
Location: Top of Ski Valley at Aspen Trail sign
Elevation: 9040 ft.
GPS: 32 26 30.067; -110 46 50.661
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