Paperflower (Psilostrophe cooperi) is - you guessed it - in the Sunflower/Aster family. The common name comes from the fact that the flower petals dry to a creamy white (from bright yellow) and persist on the plant.
|All photos by Gene Spesard 5/21/2015|
|Click photo to note the tiny bug on the right middle petal|
|Close up of dried flower|
Thanks, Gene, for these great photos!