Hymenoxys hoopesii

Orange Sneezeweed

Erect stems. Basal and lower stem leaves oblong, entire, with short, winged petioles; leaves become lance-shaped, sessile toward top. Flower stalks white-woolly below heads. Flower heads large in shallow bowl formed of 2 rows of bracts; ray flowers 14–26, deep yellow to orange, surrounding slightly raised large flat disk. Grows in meadows on high mountains, including Steens Mountain.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--3 feet
  • Habitat: Meadow
  • Found In: Steens
  • Native: Yes

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