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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Enceliopsis nudicaulis (Gray) A. Nels.
Nakedstem sunray, Sunray
USDA Symbol: ENNU
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
1 or several leafless stalks, each topped with a broad yellow flower head, growing from a basal cluster of gray-green leaves.
Its beauty--golden flower heads held high above a tuft of gray foliage--makes Sunray a worthwhile ornamental in dry regions.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
AZ , CA , CO , ID , NV , UT Native Distribution:
Central Idaho south to Nevada, Utah, northern Arizona, and southeastern California. Native Habitat:
Among desert brush. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff