Yellow salsify is a tall, single-flowering non-native European import commonly found in the drier parts of the North America, excluding much of the American Southeast. The flowers are known for their unusual habit of closing in the middle of the day. This one was photographed early in the morning near the banks of the Tieton River, just south of Naches, Washington.
- © 2014
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- Contained in galleries
- Yellow Wildflowers, Asteraceae (Thistles, Asters and Daisies)