Microseris linearifolia Starpoint, Silverpuffs
EPHEMERAL ANNUAL. Small yellow flowers (1 - 2 cm), usually solitary,
are followed by showy balls of black achenes with broad, five-pointed,
brown-striped silver plumes. Leaves grasslike, often hidden among
surrounding plants. Blooms in March-April. Common in a variety
of grassy places, nearly throughout the Empires.
FAMILY: Asteraceae (Composite or Daisy Family)