New Mexico plants: yellow to orange flowers


Flowers are shown in alphabetical order by English family name, genus, and species. Click on a link to reach the family page and find additional photos of a species, plus comments. Those additional pages are bandwidth-intensive and best used with a high speed connection.

Four-Winged Saltbush, Atriplex canescens, New Mexico

Amaranth Family, Four-Winged Saltbush, Atriplex canescens

Burnt-Orange Dandelion, Agerosis aurantiaca, New Mexico

Aster Family, Burnt-Orange Dandelion, Agerosis aurantiaca

Rag-Leaf Bahia, Amauriopsis dissecta, New Mexico

Aster Family, Rag-Leaf Bahia, Amauriopsis dissecta

Leafy Arnica, Arnica chamissonis, New Mexico

Aster Family, Leafy or Chamisso Arnica, Arnica chamissonis

Dragon Wormwood, Wild Tarragon, Artemisia dracunculus, New Mexico

Aster Family, Dragon Wormwood or Wild Tarragon, Artemisia dracunculus

Sand Sage, Artemisia filifolia, New Mexico

Aster Family, Sand Sage, Artemisia filifolia

Desert Marigold, Baileya multiradiata, New Mexico

Aster Family, Desert Marigold, Baileya multiradiata

Woolly Desert Marigold, Baileya pleniradiata, New Mexico

Aster Family, Woolly Desert Marigold, Baileya pleniradiata

Chocolate Flower, Berlandiera lyrata, New Mexico

Aster Family, Chocolate Flower, Berlandiera lyrata

Nodding Burr-Marigold, Bidens Cernua, New Mexico

Aster Family, Nodding Burr-Marigold, Bidens Cernua

California Brickellbush, Brickellia californica, New Mexico

Aster Family, California Brickellbush, Brickellia californica

False Boneset, Brickellia eupatorioides, New Mexico

Aster Family, False Boneset, Brickellia eupatorioides

Chamisa, Rabbitbrush, Chrysothamnus

Aster Family, Chamisa or Rabbitbrush, Chrysothamnus

Pallid Thistle, Cirsium parryi, New Mexico

Aster Family, Pallid Thistle, Cirsium parryi

Chamisa, Rabbitbrush, Ericameria

Aster Family, Chamisa, Rabbitbrush, Ericameria

Western Goldentop, Euthamia occidentalis, New Mexico

Aster Family, Western Goldentop, Euthamia occidentalis

Alkali Yellowtops, Flaveria campestris, New Mexico

Aster Family, Alkali Yellowtops, Flaveria campestris

Common Blanketflower, Gaillardia aristata, New Mexico

Aster Family, Common Blanketflower, Gaillardia aristata

Red Dome Blanketflower, Gaillardia pinnatifida, New Mexico

Aster Family, Red Dome Blanketflower, Gaillardia pinnatifida

Curly-Cup Gumweed, Grindelia nuda, New Mexico

Aster Family, Curly-Cup Gumweed, Grindelia nuda

 Snakeweed, Gutierrezia

Aster Family, Snakeweed, Gutierrezia

Annual Sunflower, Helianthus annuus, New Mexico

Aster Family, Annual Sunflower, Helianthus annuus

Maximilian Sunflower, Helianthus maximiliani, New Mexico

Aster Family, Maximilian Sunflower, Helianthus maximiliani


Parry's Nodding Sunflower, Helianthus quinquenervis, New Mexico

Aster Family, Parry's Nodding Sunflower, Helianthus quinquenervis

Showy Goldeneye, Heliomeris multiflora, New Mexico

Aster Family, Showy Goldeneye, Heliomeris multiflora


Fine-Leaf Woollywhite, Hymenopappus filifolius

Aster Family, Fine-Leaf Woollywhite, Hymenopappus filifolius

Pingue, Bitterweed, Colorado Rubberweed, Hymenoxys, New Mexico

Aster Family, Pingue, Bitterweed, or Colorado Rubberweed, Hymenoxys

Prickly Lettuce, Lactuca serriola, New Mexico

Aster Family, Prickly Lettuce, Lactuca serriola

Desert Dandelion, Malacothrix fendleri, New Mexico

Aster Family, Desert Dandelion, Malacothrix fendleri

Cotton Batting Plant, Pseudognaphalium stramineum, New Mexico

Aster Family, Cotton Batting Plant, Pseudognaphalium stramineum (white outside, yellow disk)

Woolly Paperflower, Psilostrophe tagetina, New Mexico

Aster Family, Woolly Paperflower, Psilostrophe tagetina

Prairie Coneflower, Mexican Hat, Ratibida columnifera

Aster Family, Prairie Coneflower or Mexican Hat, Ratibida columnifera

Black-eyed Susan, Rudebeckia hirta, New Mexico

Aster Family, Black-eyed Susan, Rudebeckia hirta

Vipergrass, False Salsify, Scorzonera lacinata, New Mexico

Aster Family, Vipergrass or False Salsify, Scorzonera lacinata

Nodding Groundsel, Bigelow's Groundsel, Senecio bigelovii, New Mexico

Aster Family, Nodding or Bigelow's Groundsel, Senecio bigelovii

Cutleaf Groundsel, Senecio eremophilus, New Mexico

Aster Family, Cutleaf Groundsel, Senecio eremophilus

Threadleaf Groundsel, Senecio flaccidus, New Mexico

Aster Family, Threadleaf Groundsel, Senecio flaccidus

Riddell's Ragwort, Senecio riddellii, New Mexico

Aster Family, Riddell's Ragwort, Senecio riddellii

Broom Groundsel, Senecio spartioides, New Mexico

Aster Family, Broom Groundsel, Senecio spartioides

Canada Goldenrod, Solidago canadensis, New Mexico

Aster Family, Canada Goldenrod, Solidago canadensis

Goldenrod, Solidago, New Mexico

Aster Family, Goldenrod, Solidago sp.

Sow Thistle, Sonchus, New Mexico

Aster Family, Sow Thistle, Sonchus

Common Dandelion, Taraxacum officinale, New Mexico

Aster Family, Common Dandelion, Taraxacum officinale

Perky Sue, Tetraneuris

Aster Family, Perky Sue "and friends," Tetraneuris

Yellow Salsify, Tragopogon dubius, New Mexico

Aster Family, Yellow Salsify, Tragopogon dubius

Golden Crownbeard, Verbesina encelioides, New Mexico

Aster Family, Golden Crownbeard, Verbesina encelioides

Annual Goldenweed, Xanthisma

Aster Family, Annual Goldenweed(?), Xanthisma

Plains or Rocky Mountain Zinnia, Zinnia grandiflora

Aster Family, Plains or Rocky Mountain Zinnia, Zinnia grandiflora

Fringed Puccoon, Lithospermum incisum, New Mexico

Borage Family, Fringed Puccoon, Lithospermum incisum

Bear Corn, Conopholis Alpina, New Mexico

Broomrape Family, Bear Corn, Conopholis Alpina

Golden Columbine, Aquilegia chrysantha

Buttercup Family, Golden Columbine, Aquilegia chrysantha

Fanleaf Buttercup, Ranunculus Inamoenus, New Mexico

Buttercup Family, Fanleaf Buttercup, Ranunculus Inamoenus

Club Cholla, Dagger Cholla, Corynopuntia clavata, New Mexico

Cactus Family, Club or Dagger Cholla, Corynopuntia clavata

Prickly Pear, Opuntia, New Mexico

Cactus Family, Prickly Pear, Opuntia spp.

Creosote Bush, Larrea tridentata, New Mexico

Caltrop Family, Creosote Bush, Larrea tridentata

Goat's Head, Puncturevine, Tribulus terrestris, New Mexico

Caltrop Family, Goat's Head or Puncturevine, Tribulus terrestris

Short-Fruit Evening Primrose, Oenothera brachycarpa, New Mexico

Evening Primrose Family, Short-Fruit Evening Primrose, Oenothera brachycarpa

Hooker's Evening Primrose, Oenothera hookeri, New Mexico

Evening Primrose Family, Hooker's Evening Primrose, Oenothera hookeri

Wooly Mullein, Verbascum thapsus, New Mexico

Figwort Family, Wooly Mullein, Verbascum thapsus

Bristle Flax, Linum aristatum, New Mexico

Flax Family, Bristle Flax, Linum aristatum

Golden Corydalis, Golden Smoke, Scrambled Eggs, Corydalis aurea, New Mexico

Fumatory Family, Golden Corydalis, Golden Smoke, Scrambled Eggs, Corydalis aurea

Golden Currant, Ribes aureum, New Mexico

Gooseberry Family, Golden Currant, Ribes aureum

Buffalo Gourd, Cucurbita foetidissima, New Mexico

Gourd Family, Buffalo Gourd, Cucurbita foetidissima

Pale Yellow Iris, Iris pseudacorus, New Mexico

Iris Family, Pale Yellow Iris, Iris pseudacorus

Japanese Honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica, New Mexico

Honeysuckle Family, Japanese Honeysuckle, Lonicera japonica (can also be white)

Whitestem Blazingstar, Mentzelia albicaulis, New Mexico

Loasa Family, Whitestem Blazingstar, Mentzelia albicaulis

Globemallow, Sphaeralcea, New Mexico

Mallow Family, Globemallow, Sphaeralcea (rarely pink)

Butterfly Milkweed, Asclepias tuberosa, New Mexico

Milkweed Family, Butterfly Milkweed, Asclepias tuberosa

Draba, Whitlow-Grass, New Mexico

Mustard Family, Draba or Whitlow-Grass, Draba

Western Wallflower, Erysimum capitatum, New Mexico

Mustard Family, Western Wallflower, Erysimum capitatum

Bladderpod, Physaria, New Mexico

Mustard Family, Bladderpod, Physaria

Jim Hill Mustard, Tall Tumblemustard, Sisymbrium altissimum

Mustard Family, Jim Hill Mustard or Tall Tumblemustard, Sisymbrium altissimum

London Rocket, Sisymbrium irio, New Mexico

Mustard Family, London Rocket, Sisymbrium irio

Russian Olive, Oleaster, Elaeagnus angustifolia, New Mexico

Oleaster Family, Russian Olive or Oleaster, Elaeagnus angustifolia

Stretchberry, Forestiera pubescens, New Mexico

Olive Family, Stretchberry, Forestiera pubescens

Fendler's Biscuitroot, Fendler's Spring Parsley, Cymopterus glomeratus, New Mexico

Parsley Family, Fendler's Biscuitroot or Fendler's Spring Parsley, Cymopterus glomeratus

Mountain Parsley, Pseudocymopterus montanus, New Mexico

Parsley Family, Mountain Parsley, Pseudocymopterus montanus

Black Medic, Medicago lupulina, New Mexico

Pea Family, Black Medic, Medicago lupulina

Yellow Sweetclover, Melilotus officinalis, New Mexico

Pea Family, Yellow Sweetclover, Melilotus officinalis

Golden Pea, Thermopsis montana, New Mexico

Pea Family, Golden Pea, Thermopsis montana

California Poppy, Eschscholzia californica, New Mexico

Poppy Family, California Poppy, Eschscholzia californica

Buffalobur Nightshade, Solanum rostratum, New Mexico

Potato Family, Buffalobur Nightshade, Solanum rostratum

Purslane, Portulaca oleracea

Purslane Family, Purslane, Portulaca oleracea

Beautiful Cinquefoil, Potentilla pulcherrima, New Mexico

Rose Family, Beautiful Cinquefoil, Potentilla pulcherrima

Yellow Wood Sorrel, Oxalis, New Mexico

Wood Sorrel Family, Yellow Wood Sorrel, Oxalis

Three-Leaf Sumac, Skunkbush, Rhus Trilobata, New Mexico

Sumac Family, Three-Leaf Sumac or Skunkbush, Rhus trilobata