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Common names: desert baileya, woolly-marigold, paper daisy.
Perennial herb, Sunflower Family.
Blooms March-October, but may bloom in any month. Occurs in west Texas, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and southern California as well as in Chihuahua and Sonora, Mexico.
8-16 inches (20-40 cm) high clumps with mostly basal leaves. Many showy single blooms on tall stems. The woolly grey, single leaves have deep notches and sharp lobes.
Colonizes disturbed ground and is found along roadsides, pipelines and dirt roads. Blooms for a long time. Petals dry and become papery with age.
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