Paperflower is a member of the
grows to 18 inches
height and has grayish green, oblong or lance-shaped
leaves which grow to 2.5 inches in length along the stem.
The plant grows in plains, mesas and pine forests at
elevations between 4000 - 7500 feet.
Paperflower is poisonous to
Paperflower blooms between May - October and
produces bright yellow flowers with 3-5 petals, each with 3 lobes,
which grow in clusters at the ends of the stems. As the flower ages it
becomes straw-colored and papery.