Petrophytum cespitosum  Rockmat
EVERGREEN SUBSHRUB.  Low mound-shaped plants with a stout, woody, treelike base and rosettes of tiny bluish-green leaves that are minutely hairy.  Flowers in spikes, white to pinkish, bloom in August (dried seedheads shown above).  Found from the northern Rockies south to northern Mexico but more common north of Arizona.  Known from the Huachuca and Whetstone Mountains.  In the Empires, locally common on flat outcrops of pure limestone and marble on several limestone ridges.
FAMILY:  Rosaceae  (Rose Family)