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

<strong>Threadleaf Broomweed</strong>
<em>Gutierrezia microcephala</em> / Aster Family
El Paso, TX
Sept. 30, 2008

This was the first plant I saw when we got off the plane in El Paso. It was growing along the highways all the way to Alamogordo. Be...
Threadleaf Broomweed
Gutierrezia microcephala / Aster Family
El Paso, TX
Sept. 30, 2008

This was the first plant I saw when we got off the plane in El Paso. It was growing along the highways all the way to Alamogordo. Being a "DYC" ("#*! Yellow Composite), it is a great nectar source for insects. There are thousands of tiny flowers on these plants.


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