Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Verbesina encelioides (Cavanilles) Bentham & Hooker f. ex Gray
(Cowpen Daisy, Golden Crownbeard)
By var., see Allred
Verbesina encelioides can be about a meter tall and has a characteristic bluish cast
to the leaves. The disc is yellow as are the ray flowers. The achenes are winged, with
a notch at the base.
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Verbesina encelioides, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., C Bar Ranch Road, May 30, 2007
Verbesina encelioides, achenes, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, Oct. 10, 2007
Verbesina encelioides, inflorescences, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, September 10, 2012
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