Family Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Native to NM, TX, and North Eastern Mexico.
Collected by T.Curry
Big showy shrubs alive with bees and butterflies at woods edge next to sustainably managed cattle pasture.
Bush Sunflower at Watonga Bike Bridge
On a roadside near Mercury, TX.
Simsia calva, more commonly known as the Awnless bush sunflower, is a perennial or subshrub that is found in the Southwest United States (Texas and New Mexico), as well as Mexico, the West Indies, and both Central and South America.