Senecio wootonii (Wooton's Ragwort)
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Senecio wootonii has a single row of phyllaries surrounding the flower head, as is typical of all Senecio spp.. Leaves usually have small teeth and long petioles with wings, or leafy tissue giving them a flattened appearance. Plants grow to a height of about 20 inches. Senecio wootonii is found on dry mountain sites.

Vegetation zone:  Montane
Time of bloom:  July - September
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers