My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“Take every opportunity available because the chances of having it again are not very good. Looking back, I did do a lot, but I could have done more.”
Sara Di Pesa, English major

Rafinesquia neomexicana
Asteraceae

Height: Up to 20"

Leaves: 6" long and lobed. They are dark green. The leaves get smaller higher up on the stem.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom February to May. It is white, ray shaped and 1 3/4" wide. The petals have 5 teeth at the tip.

Form/Habitat: 200' to 3,000'. Sandy or gravelly slopes and washes. The stem is weak and will often grow next to shrubs for support.


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