Hartweg's Evening Primrose
Calylophus hartwegii / Evening Primrose Family
White Sands NM
Oct. 1, 2008
This pretty yellow flowers add splashes of color on the bright white sand. I was glad we got to the park early, many desert flowers, including this one, close in the heat of the afternoon. Hartweg's Evening Primrose likes to grow in gypsum soil, so it should be very happy at White Sands!