curlycup gumweed

Grindelia squarrosa

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Grindelia squarrosa, also known as a curly-top gumweed or curlycup gumweed, is a small North American biennial or short-lived perennial plant.

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The scientific name for Curlycup Gumweed is Grindelia Squarrosa. The Curlycup Gumweed is a yellow flower that is about an inch wide. The Curlycup Gumweed is a foot tall. The sessile leaves are slightly serrated which helps the plant stand up and tilt itself to the sun.

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usda.gov
sutrostewards.org
pfaf.org
wildflower.org
plants.usda.gov

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  1. (c) Matt Lavin, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/35478170@N08/3478033983
  2. Adapted by kristen_himm from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grindelia_squarrosa
  3. (c) kristen_himm, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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