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Yellow and Orange Wildflower Gallery
Daisy-like Flowers - Fuzzy Flowers
Asteraceae (Compositae) - Sunflower family
White Sagebrush (Native Wormwood) Artemisia ludoviciana
Yellow flowers never "open". Upright plant about 16" tall. Entire plant is covered in dense white hair. Leaves about 1"-2" long and thick. Flower about 1/2" long in a loose spike.
Photos taken in Taylor County, Texas, September 2005
(Native of Texas - Taylor, Callahan, Coleman, Brown, Coke)
See similar Ragwort
Same Species but Slightly Different Look
Field Sagewort (Wormwood) Artemisia campestris
Plant has one main stem with branched flower stems at top. Segmented green leaves, all very narrow like skinny dear antler. Flowers hang like bells a its vertical branch. Not so fuzzy.
(Native of Texas – Taylor, Callahan)
Sand Sagebrush Artemisia filifolia
Gray shrub bush with a single main stem. At the top, the single flower spike branches for the flowers. Very narrow, long leaves, most have 3 segments except on the flower spike.
(Native of Texas – Runnels, Coke)
Polygonaceae - Knotweed family
Irion County Buckwheat Eriogonum nealleyi
Note: this is not a daisy.
Greenish-yellow flower about 1/4" wide in clusters of fuzzy white buds with only one flower open at a time. Fuzzy white hairs cover the plant. Long leaves (thus the species name) at base only. Plant grows 2-3 feet tall with flowers at ends of branching stalk. Grows in sand.
Photos taken in Taylor County, Texas, September 2004, June 2005
(Native of Texas, rare - Runnels, Coke)
See similar white Wild Buckwheat Snakecotton
Longleaf Wild Buckwheat (Scrub Buckwheat) Eriogonum longifolium
Like Eriogonum nealleyi except without fuzzy leaves.
(Native of Texas - Taylor, Shackelford, Callahan, Coleman, Brown, Runnels, Coke)
white fuzzy flowers