Details & Attributes
|Native to Arizona
|Full sun, partial shade
In relative feet, width by height
|6"-1' × 1'
|Minimum Temperature Range
|Alternate, linear hairy leaves
|Gland dotted cypselae (dry one seeded fruits)
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|Paperflower is found in the arid Mojave and Sonoran deserts of western and southern Arizona on rocky foothills and sandy wash edges. This species is a tough and showy native wildflower for desert gardens, with hairy white stems and golden flowers in the springtime. Plant among desert flowers and succulents such as barrel cacti (Ferocactus spp.), globe mallow (Sphaeralcea spp.), and Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens).