The flower heads are fringed with bright yellow ray florets up to 1 inch long and have a center of yellow to purple-red.
A perennial herb that is native to California and to Arizona
Sonoran Desert and southwestern United States from California to Texas
Most digital point-and-shoot cameras have a macro function - usually symbolized by the icon of a little flower. When you turn on that function, you allow your camera to get closer to the subject, looking into a flower for example. Or getting up close and personal with a bug. More on desert photography.
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