seed heah was fury white
before they turn this way they are seen yellow so that insects are attracted to them and gives them the advantage of getting pollinated
they are considered a weed
seed head begins to dry and thats when the wind blows the dried seeds away
lip balm lid for size comparison
Subalpine shrubland, growing near stream.
Stems leafy, terminated by broad corymb. Leaves entire, glabrous. Yellow inflorescences.
Ground covering and very densely packed with single solitary flower heads dispersed across the surface of the plant.
Asteraceae or Compositae (commonly referred to as the aster, daisy, or sunflower family) is an exceedingly large and widespread family of Angiospermae. The group has more than 23,000 currently accepted species, spread across 1,620 genera (list) and 12 subfamilies. In terms of numbers of species, Asteraceae is rivaled only by Orchidaceae. (Which of the two families is actually larger is unclear, owing to uncertainty about exactly how many species exist in each family). The main feature...