Gutierrezia sarothrae (Snakeweed)

Botanical Name: Gutierrezia sarothrae)
Common Name: Snakeweed
Plant Type: Wildflower

Sun Requirement(s): Full
Water Requirement(s): Low

Habitat(s): Pinion-juniper woodlands, Plains, open pine forest
Elevation: From 3000 to 8000 feet

Fall/Bloom Color(s): Yellow

Blooms from July to Dec

Height: 24 Inches

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

Yellow blooming groundcover. Tough plant. Poisonous to livestock. Dried stems used for primitive brooms. Was medicinally used as a treatment for snakebites.