Gutierrezia texana

Common Name:  Texas Snakeweed

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head--what kind of flowers are present here?  Ray flowers, disk flowers, or both? head again--compare this head with the head of the related species Gutierrezia amoena.  Do you see how the rays are proportionately smaller in G. texana (as compared to the size of the disk) than they are in G. amoena?
habit in Fall habit again--these plants look so sparse because in Gutierrezia, the leaves are reduced