Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Hymenoxys richardsonii (Hooker) Cockerell
(Pingue Bitterweed, Colorado Rubberweed)
By var., see Allred
Hymenoxys richardsonii is common lower elevation herb. The leaves are mostly basal and are highly dissected. The flowerheads are raised above the leaves on long stems. The inflorescence has yellow rays and a yellow disc. Hymenoxys richardsonii likes rocky hillside habitats at middle elevations.
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Hymenoxys richardsonii, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Gold Gulch Cyn.
Hymenoxys richardsonii, growth habit, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Deadman Canyon, July 23, 2009
Hymenoxys richardsonii, closeup of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Deadman Canyon, July 23, 2009
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