Viguiera parishii Viguiera deltoidea parishii Parish Viguiera
Common Name Desert Sunflower, Goldeneye, Parish's Goldeneye
Latin Name Viguiera deltoidea parishii
Native Habitat Great Basin, Mojave, and Sonoran Deserts at 0 to 5,000 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Once per month
Height X Width 3 feet X 3 feet, maximum 4 feet X 4 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green, ovate, toothed, deciduous (late to revive)
Garden Suitability Thornless, Songbird, Sonoran
Ornamental Value Showy yellow flowers February to June
Nature Value Seeds eaten by birds
Native American Uses Seeds eaten
Links  
    Images and data http://www.delange.org/Viguiera/Viguiera.htm
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Asteraceae/Viguiera_deltoidea.html
    Images and data http://www.crescentbloom.com/Plants/Specimen/VI/Viguiera%20deltoidea.htm
    Distribution, images, and data http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=VIGUI
    Nursery and data http://www.laspilitas.com/plants/685.htm
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