Rock Daisy

Perityle emoryi

Rock Daisy

Flowers

The head has a center of many golden disc florets and a fringe of 8 to 12 white ray florets each about a half inch long.

Description

It is an annual herb growing 2 to 20 inches tall, its stem small, delicate, and simple, or thick, branching, and sprawling. It is usually hairy and glandular in texture.

Habitat

Open, sandy, gravely desert areas

Region Deserts

Deserts in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah

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Photo tips:

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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