Blanket Flowers (06/16/2009) Blanket Flowers are a fun showy garden flower.
Curly Cup Gum Weed (07/08/2009) USU lists Curly Cup Gum Weed (a native species) as an invasive weed, but does not list donkey spurge. In an act of defiance I planted Curly Cup Gum weed in the garden last year.
Curly Cup Gum Weed (07/08/2009) This Utah native plant has wonderful yellow flowers and sticky buds. It grows well in dry areas around the Wasatch Front but is listed an invasive because it is prolific.
Curly Cup Gum Weed (07/08/2009) The curly cup gum weed has buds covered in a sticky resin and semi succulent leaves that helps it grow in dry climates like its native Utah. I think it is a great garden plant. USU lists it as an invasive weed.
Blanket Flower (07/04/2009) A blanket flower growing in Memorial Grove.
Blanket Flower (07/04/2009) A flower growing wild in Memory Grove Park.
This gallery includes images of members of the Asteraceae family of flowering plants. The family is also known as Compositae. This family includes an estimated 1100 genera and 20,000 species of plants (Wikipedia).