|Lemon's Butterweed is a member of the
plant grows to 3 feet in height and has dark green, shiny, lance-shaped,
toothed leaves with a sunken midvein that grow alternately on either
side of the stem. The plant
typically grows along washes and on rocky slopes at elevations between
1500 - 3500 feet.
The Lemon's Butterweed
at right was photographed on Picketpost Mountain near Superior.
Lemon's Butterweed blooms between February - May and
produces yellow flowers with a large yellow or orange central disk to
1.2 inches in diameter.