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Little Sunflower

Type
herb
Family
Asteraceae - Sun Flower
Genus
Helianthus
Species
pumilis
Duration
Biennial/Perennial
Location
Maxwell Natural Area
Colors
yellow
UTM East
486915
UTM North
4490660
Latitude
40.5666
Longitude
-105.1546
Altitude
5600
Date
2013-08-18
Notes
Note that the receptacle is chaffy. If you pull the achenes off the receptacle, the chaff comes with it, and receptacle look naked.The transparent sheath to the achene is really chaff-not part of the achene!