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Photographed along SR-95 east of Parker, La Paz County, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA on Mar. 14, 2010.
ANNUAL: Desert Sunflower is an herbaceous, annual version of
Brittlebush (Encelia farinosa) - indeed there are reported
hybrids between the two species. Most plant are over 0.5 m and occasionally
reaching close to 2 m tall.
Asteraceae -- Sunflower Family
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