All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Common Sunflower</strong>
<em>Helianthus annuus</em>
Las Cruces, NM
Oct. 7, 2008

This plant is quite common in the west. I saw it along highways and trailsides, in the desert and high in the mountains. I walked through grass and plants up...
Common Sunflower
Helianthus annuus
Las Cruces, NM
Oct. 7, 2008

This plant is quite common in the west. I saw it along highways and trailsides, in the desert and high in the mountains. I walked through grass and plants up to my thighs along the Dripping Springs trail in the Organ Mtns. to get this photo. Seed-eating birds love these flowers in the fall!


clr: 5-y

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