Found these in wood debris at the beginning of the water fall trail.
Leaves gradually getting smaller towards the top and slightly folding downward/backward.
found some close to the trail
no flowers yet
this plant is everywhere
really dry but still has some color
Scientific name is Encelia California. This is a native perennial has Black-eyed Susan typed flowers. It can grow up to 5 feet. The family of the sun flower is Asterids.It belongs angiosperm.