Yellow Flowers

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Tight cluster of pale yellow with touches of red, bulb-shaped flowers on a a reddish grey stem.

ANACARDIACEAE (Cashew Family)
Rhus aromatica
SKUNKBUSH

Small yellow flowers clustered on a reddish stem at the base of green leaves.
ANACARDIACEAE (Cashew Family)
Toxicodendron rydbergii
POISON IVY
Clusters of small yellow flowers with ragged edged green leaves. Background is rocky grey soil.

APIACEAE (Carrot Family)
Cymopterus acaulis
FENDLER'S SPRING-PARSLEY

Clusters of tiny yellow flowers with small ragged-edged green leaves in the background.
APIACEAE (Carrot Family)
Cymopterus newberryi
SWEETROOT SPRING-PARSLEY
Small clustered yellow flowers attached to purplish green stems. Leaves are silvery green with deep ragged edges growing at base of plant.
APIACEAE (Carrot Family)
Cymopterus purpureus
PURPLE SPRING-PARSLEY
Small cluster of bright yellow flowers on a green stalk. Leaves are divided into a few pairs of oval leaflets.
APIACEAE (Carrot Family)
Lomatium latilobum
CANYONLANDS BISCUITROOT
Umbrella shaped cluster of yellow flowers on a brown stem with small oval shaped leaves.
APIACEAE (Carrot Family)
Lomatium parryi
PARRY'S BISCUITROOT
Light yellow star shaped flower with little shapes around center that look like pink soft seeds.
ASCLEPIADACEAE (Milkweed Family)
Asclepias cryptoceras
PALLID MILKWEED
large broad green leaves with umbrella like clusters of small yellow flowers.
ASCLEPIADACEAE (Milkweed Family)
Asclepias latifolia
BROADLEAF MILKWEED
 
Two photos. The top is a flower with 5 rounded petals in a light yellow color. The bottom shows a cluster of many of this flower in a rounded shape.
ASCLEPIADACEAE (Milkweed Family)
Asclepias macrosperma
DWARF MILKWEED
 
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
 
Top photo shows a closeup of a green and yellow bulbous flower. The bottom photos shows the full plant which is mainly green growth scattered with the yellow flowers.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Artemisia spinescens
BUDSAGE
 
Bush with thin greyish green leaves and small yellow flowers covering each stalk.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Artemisia tridentata
BIG SAGEBRUSH
 
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
 
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
 
Close up of a large disk flower that is bright yellow on the edge and a pale yellow in the center.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Enceliopsis nutans
NODDINGHEAD
 
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
 
Top image is a flower with an orange center surrounded by 9 yellow petals. Bottom image is the same flower but you can see it growing on a green stem.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Haplopappus armerioides
THRIFTY GOLDENWEED
 
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
 
Growing on a green stem is a yellow flower made up of tiny little petals. Little trumpet shaped blooms are growing out of the main yellow part.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Hymenopappus filifolius
HYALINEHERB
 
Little yellow flowers on a green stem grow out of a leafy green base.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Hymenoxys acaulis
STEMLESS WOOLLYBASE
 
Bright yellow flower with multiple layers of petals pointing up in a cup shape on a green stem. Background is a reddish-orange soil.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Malacothrix sonchoides
SOWTHISTLE DESERT DANDELION
 
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
 
Yellow flowers on tall green stems with oval leaves at base of plant.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Platyschkuhria integrifolia
NAKEDSTEM BAHIA
 
Dark green leaves, low to ground with tall stems pointing up with small yellow flowers on them.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Senecio multilobatus
UINTA GROUNDSEL
 
Two photos. Top is closeup of a flower with long yellow petals coming from a round yellow center. Bottom photo is tall stems with small green leaves and the same yellow flowers as the first photo.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Senecio spartioides
BROOM GROUNDSEL
 
Clumps of yellow flowers with a background that has purple flowers, a red flower, and a blurred green backdrop.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Solidago sp.
GOLDENROD
 
Yellow flower with multiple long, slightly pointed petals and a darker yellow center.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Tragopogon dubius
YELLOW SALSIFY
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
 
Two photos. Top photo is closeup of a large yellow flower with multiple pointed petals and a darker yellow center. Bottom photo is of a green plant with many of the same yellow flowers at the top pf tall stems.
ASTERACEAE (Sunflower Family)
Wyethia scabra
ROUGH MULESEARS
 
Closeup of several bright yellow flowers with circular petals and a darker yellow center.
BERBERIDACEAE (Barberry Family)
Mahonia fremontii
FREMONT'S MAHONIA
 
Yellow flower with five rounded petals and a slightly darker yellow center. Blurred green and brown background.
BORAGINACEAE (Borage Family)
Cryptantha flava
YELLOW CRYPTANTH
 
White flowers with five round petals and a yellow center that looks like a smaller flower.
BORAGINACEAE (Borage Family)
Cryptantha flavoculata
YELLOW-EYE CRYPTANTH
 
Large yellow flower with five petals. Petals have small serrated edges.
BORAGINACEAE (Borage Family)
Lithospermum incisum
SHOWY STONESEED
 
Two photos. Top photo shows cluster of bright yellow flowers on top of tall green stems. Second photo is of a green leafed plant with small yellow flowers on it.
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Descurainia sophia
FLIXWEED
 
Yellow flowers with four rounded petals each on a silvery green stem with thin, tapered leaves. Background is a orangish, red rocky soil.
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Erysimum asperum
WALLFLOWER
 
Multiple small yellow flowers. Flowers have four rounded petals. Leaves of plant are broad and large.
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Physaria acutifolia
RYDBERG'S TWINPOD
 
Small white flowers with four rounded petals.
BRASSICACEAE (Mustard Family)
Sisymbrium altissimum
TUMBLING MUSTARD
 
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
 
Yellowish-green flower with multiple waxy petals forming a cup shape on a cactus.
CACTACEAE (Cactus Family)
Opuntia phaecantha
BERRY PRICKLYPEAR
 
Bright yellow flower with multiple paper thin petals that form a cup shape on a cactus.
CACTACEAE (Cactus Family)
Opuntia polyacantha
CENTRAL PRICKLYPEAR
 
Cluster of small yellow flowers along a green stem.
CAPPARACEAE (Caper Family)
Cleome lutea
YELLOW BEEPLANT
 
Plant with multiple yellowish brown flowers with silvery green leaves.
CHENOPODIACEAE (Goosefoot Family)
Atriplex canescens
FOUR-WING SALTBUSH
 
Plant with multiple yellowish brown flowers with silvery green leaves.
CHENOPODIACEAE (Goosefoot Family)
Atriplex confertifolia
SHADSCALE
 
Spiny plant with reddish green flowers that look like closed pinecones.
CHENOPODIACEAE (Goosefoot Family)
Sarcobatus vermiculatus
GREASEWOOD
 
Tiny yellow flowers along a silvery green stem. Leaves are oval shaped.
ELAEAGNACEAE (Oleaster Family)
Elaeagnus angustifolia
RUSSIAN OLIVE
Bluish-green stems with brown cones and small yellow flowers.
EPHEDRACEAE (Jointfir Family)
Ephedra torreyana
TORREY'S MORMON TEA
 
Green stalks with brownish yellow cones on them with small yellow flowers blooming from the cones.
EPHEDRACEAE (Jointfir Family)
Ephedra viridis
MORMON TEA
 
Mat like plant with small yellow flowers and narrow green leaves
EUPHORBIACEAE (Spurge Family)
Euphorbia brachycera
SHORTHORN SPURGE
 
Fabaceae_Melilotus_officinalis2
FABACEAE (Pea Family)
Melilotus officinalis
YELLOW SWEET-CLOVER
 
Fagaceae_Quercus_havardii2
FAGACEAE (Beech Family)
Quercus havardii
SHINNERY OAK
 
Fumariaceae_Corydalis_aurea2
FUMARIACEAE (Bleedingheart Family)
Corydalis aurea
GOLDEN CORYDALIS
 
Linaceae_Linum_aristatum2
LINACEAE (Flax Family)
Linum aristatum
BROOM-FLAX
 
Loasaceae_Mentzelia_sp2
LOASACEAE (Loasa Family)
Mentzelia sp.
BLAZING STAR
 
Oleaceae_Fraxinus_anomala2
OLEACEAE (Olive Family)
Fraxinus anomala
SINGLELEAF ASH
Onagraceae_Oenothera_longissima2
ONAGRACEAE (Evening-primrose Family)
Oenothera longissima
BRIDGES EVENING-PRIMROSE
 
Orobanchaceae_Orobanche_fasciculata3
OROBANCHACEAE (Broomrape Family)
Orobanche fasciculata
CLUSTER CANCERROOT
 
Pinaceae_Pinus_edulis2
PINACEAE (Pine Family)
Pinus edulis
PINYON
 
Polygonaceae_Eriogonum_alatum2
POLYGONACEAE (Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum alatum
WINGED BUCKWHEAT
 
Polygonaceae_Eriogonum_inflatum2
POLYGONACEAE (Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum inflatum
DESERT TRUMPET
 
Ranunculaceae_Ranunculus_testiculatus2
RANUNCULACEAE (Buttercup Family)
Ranunculus testiculatus
BUR BUTTERCUP
 
Rosaceae_Coleogyne_ramosissima2
ROSACEAE (Rose Family)
Coleogyne ramosissima
BLACKBRUSH
 
Rubiaceae_Galium_multiflorum2
RUBIACEAE (Madder Family)
Galium multiflorum
SHRUBBY BEDSTRAW
 
Zygophyllaceae_Tribulus_terrastris
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ZYGOPHYLLACEAE (Caltrop Family)
Tribulus terrestris
GOAT-HEAD

Last updated: June 11, 2022

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