September Flowers

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large broad green leaves with umbrella like clusters of small yellow flowers.
ASCLEPIADACEAE (Milkweed Family)
Asclepias latifolia
BROADLEAF MILKWEED
Spiny greyish green leaves with a background of reddish soil.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Ambrosia acanthicarpa
BUR RAGWEED
Two photos of a bush with silvery green lobed leaves with tiny hairs on them.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Artemisia bigelovii
BIGELOW'S SAGEBRUSH
Two photos of a bush with thin greyish green leaves and small round yellow flowers.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Artemisia filifolia
OLD MAN SAGE
Two photos of a plant with long thin greyish green leaves and small balls of tiny yellow flowers.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Artemisia ludoviciana
LOUISIANA WORMWOOD
Bush with thin greyish green leaves and small yellow flowers covering each stalk.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Artemisia tridentata
BIG SAGEBRUSH
Two photos. Closeup of a small green flowers in groups of 3 to 5. Second photo of full plant with narrow green leaves tapering to a point.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Brickellia longifolia
LONGLEAF BRICKELLBUSH
Bright yellow flowers with long thin petals ending in a point, like a starburst.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Chrysopsis villosa
HAIRY GOLDENASTER
Bright yellow flowers, shaped like tubes growing in groups of five on a woody stem.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Chrysothamnus nauseosus
RUBBER RABBITBRUSH
Two photos of a tall shrub with thin green leaves and tubular yellow flowers.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Chrysothamnus parryi
PARRY'S RABBITBRUSH
 
Two photos of a shrub with a cluster of bright yellow flower heads. Flowers are tubular in shape.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
VISCID RABBITBRUSH
 
Tall stalks with thin green leaves growing up the entire length of stem with small whitish-yellow flowers throughout the stem.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Conyza canadensis
HORSEWEED
 
Close up of a bright yellow flower with square shaped petals and then small yellow disks sticking up from the center of flower.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Encelia frutescens
BUSH ENCELIA
 
A flower with a dark brown center is surrounded by short yellow petals with three lobes on the end.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Gaillardia pinnatifida
HOPI BLANKETFLOWER
 
Closeup of a yellow flower with tiny petals that hasn't fully opened yet. Underside of flower is spiny.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Grindelia fastigiata
ERECT GUMWEED
 
Two photos of a shrub with bright yellow flowers growing in clusters. Flowers have oval shaped petals with small petals sticking up from the main flower.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Gutierrezia sarothrae
BROOM SNAKEWEED
 
Flower with a large dark brown center surrounded by yellow petals
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Helianthus annuus
COMMON SUNFLOWER
 
A flower with a dark brown center surrounded by yellow petals against a blue sky
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Helianthus petiolaris
PRAIRIE SUNFLOWER
 
A flower with a yellow center surrounded by thin long purple petals. There are more than 20 petals making up the flower.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Machaeranthera canescens
HOARY SPINE ASTER
 
Plant with long oval shaped green leaves and clumps of golden yellow flowers. Background of reddish-orange soil.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Petradoria pumila
ROCK GOLDENROD
 
Dark green leaves, low to ground with tall stems pointing up with small yellow flowers on them.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Senecio multilobatus
UINTA GROUNDSEL
 
closeup of a pale pink flower with eight petals that have multiple little points on the ends of them.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Stephanomeria exigua
ANNUALWIRELETTUCE
 
Two photos. Top photos is closeup of a yellow flowerhead with petals pointing up in little circles. Bottom photo is of a shrub with dense groupings of small yellow flowers.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Vanclevea stylosa
RESINBUSH
 
Plant with long slender leaves. At top of stems are multiple tiny yellow flowers that form a cone shape. Blurred background is a orangish rocky surface.
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Stanleya pinnata
PRINCE'S PLUME
 
Cluster of small yellow flowers along a green stem.
CAPPARACEAE (Caper Family)
Cleome lutea
YELLOW BEEPLANT
 
Spiny green plant with white flowers that have red in the center.
CHENOPODIACEAE (Goosefoot Family)
Salsola tragus
RUSSIAN-THISTLE
 
Spiny plant with reddish green flowers that look like closed pinecones.
CHENOPODIACEAE (Goosefoot Family)
Sarcobatus vermiculatus
GREASEWOOD
White trumpet shaped flowers with dark green oval leaves.
CONVOLVULACEAE (Convolvulus Family)
Convolvulus arvensis
BINDWEED
 
Gentianaceae_Swertia_utahensis2
GENTIANACEAE (Gentian Family)
Swertia utahensis
UTAH SWERTIA
 
Geraniaceae_Erodium_cicutarium2
GERANIACEAE (Geranium Family)
Erodium cicutarium
STORKSBILL
 
Lamiaceae_Poliomintha_incana2
LAMIACEAE (Mint Family)
Poliomintha incana
ROSEMARY MINT
 
Liliaceae_Zigadenus_vaginatus2
LILIACEAE (Lily Family)
Zigadenus vaginatus
ALCOVE DEATH CAMUS
 
Linaceae_Linum_aristatum2
LINACEAE (Flax Family)
Linum aristatum
BROOM-FLAX
 
Loasaceae_Mentzelia_sp2
LOASACEAE (Loasa Family)
Mentzelia sp.
BLAZING STAR
 
Malvaceae_Sphaeralcea_coccinea2
MALVACEAE (Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea coccinea
SCARLET GLOBEMALLOW
 
Malvaceae_Sphaeralcea_leptophylla2
MALVACEAE (Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea leptophylla
SLENDERLEAF GLOBEMALLOW
Malvaceae_Sphaeralcea_parvifolia2
MALVACEAE (Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea parvifolia
SMALL-LEAF GLOBEMALLOW
 
Nyctaginaceae_Abronia_fragrans2
NYCTAGINACEAE (Four O'Clock Family)
Abronia fragrans
SAND-VERBENA
 
Nyctaginaceae_Allionia_incarnata2
NYCTAGINACEAE (Four O'Clock Family)
Allionia incarnata
TRAILING WINDMILLS
 
Nyctaginaceae_Mirabilis_linearis2
NYCTAGINACEAE (Four O'Clock Family)
Mirabilis linearis
NARROWLEAF UMBRELLAWORT
 
Onagraceae_Oenothera_caespitosa2
ONAGRACEAE (Evening-primrose Family)
Oenothera caespitosa
DWARF EVENING-PRIMROSE
 
Onagraceae_Oenothera_longissima2
ONAGRACEAE (Evening-primrose Family)
Oenothera longissima
BRIDGES EVENING-PRIMROSE
 
Onagraceae_Oenothera_pallida2
ONAGRACEAE (Evening-primrose Family)
Oenothera pallida
PALE EVENING-PRIMROSE
 
Polemoniaceae_Ipomopsis_aggregata2
POLEMONIACEAE (Phlox Family)
Ipomopsis aggregata
SCARLET GILIA
 
Polygonaceae_Eriogonum_corymbosum2
POLYGONACEAE (Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum corymbosum
CORYMBED BUCKWHEAT
Polygonaceae_Eriogonum_inflatum2
POLYGONACEAE (Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum inflatum
DESERT TRUMPET
 
Polygonaceae_Eriogonum_microthecum2
POLYGONACEAE (Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum microthecum
SLENDER BUCKWHEAT
 
Ranunculaceae_Clematis_ligusticifolia2
RANUNCULACEAE (Buttercup Family)
Clematis ligusticifolia
WHITE VIRGINS-BOWER
 
Rosaceae_Purshia_mexicana2
ROSACEAE (Rose Family)
Purshia mexicana
CLIFFROSE
 
Scrophulariaceae_Castilleja_linariifolia2
SCROPHULARIACEAE (Figwort Family)
Castilleja linariifolia
LINEARLEAF PAINTBRUSH
 
Scrophulariaceae_Cordylanthus_wrightii2
SCROPHULARIACEAE (Figwort Family)
Cordylanthus wrightii
WRIGHT'S BIRDSBEAK
 
Scrophulariaceae_Mimulus_eastwoodiae2
SCROPHULARIACEAE (Figwort Family)
Mimulus eastwoodiae
SCARLET MONKEY-FLOWER
 
Solanaceae_Datura_wrightii2
SOLANACEAE (Potato Family)
Datura wrightii
SACRED DATURA
 
Tamaricaceae_Tamarix_chinensis2
TAMARICACEAE (Tamarisk Family)
Tamarix chinensis
TAMARISK
 
Zygophyllaceae_Tribulus_terrastris
ZYGOPHYLLACEAE (Caltrop Family)
Tribulus terrestris
Goat-head

Last updated: January 23, 2022

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