Thursday, June 4, 2015


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!

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