Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Baileya multiradiata Harvey & Gray ex Gray
Baileya multiradiata Harvey & Gray ex Gray var. nudicaulis Gray
Baileya multiradiata Harvey & Gray ex Gray var. thurberi (Rydberg) Kittell
Baileya pleniradiata Harvey & Gray ex Gray var. multiradiata (Harvery & Gray ex Gray) Kearney
Baileya thurberi Rydberg
Baileya multiradiata is found in dry sand or among dry rocks. It has a yellow or orange disc and
finely toothed yellow or orange rays. The light gray leaves are lobed and diminish in size as they ascend the stem, which is bare for the last several centimeters of height. Baileya multiradiata is found at lower elevations where it is frequently the most showy flowering plant.
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Baileya multiradiata, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., CF Canyon, May 2, 2007
Baileya multiradiata, closeup of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Engineer Canyon, March 28, 2009
Baileya multiradiata, growth habit, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Engineer Canyon, March 28, 2009
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