Fetid Marigold is a member of the
grows to 6 inches in height and has
dark green, smooth, linear leaves with 3-5 pairs of linear lobes which grow to
1.5 inches in length.
The plant grows on mesas in dry, sandy or gravelly soils
at elevations between 700 - 7000 feet.
Hope Indians extracted a die from
Fetid Marigold blooms between August - November
and produces bright yellow,
rayed flowers which grow in clusters at the end of the stems to 0.25
inches in width.