Bahia absinthifolia - Hairyseed Bahia (Silverleaf Bahia)
Bahia absinthifolia - Hairyseed Bahia (Silverleaf Bahia)
flowers and foliage
Common Name Hairyseed Bahia, Desert Bahia, Desert Daisy, Yerba Raton
Latin Name Bahia absinthifolia
Native Habitat Southwestern deserts from 2,500 to 5,000 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, limestone, well drained
Water None to twice per month in summer
Height 1 foot X 1 foot
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Silvery gray-green
Garden Suitability Thornless, Butterfly
Ornamental Value Yellow blooms spring through fall
Nature Value Attracts butterflies
Native American Uses None known
Links  
    Images and data http://www.desertmuseumdigitallibrary.org/public/detail.php?id=ASDM00997&sp=Bahia%20absinthifolia
    Data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Asteraceae/Bahia_absinthifolia.html
    Images and data http://museum.utep.edu/chih/gardens/plants/bahia.htm
    Images and data http://www.fireflyforest.com/flowers/yellows/yellow32.html
    Images and data http://wc.pima.edu/~bfiero/tucsonecology/plants/wflow_bahia.htm
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=BAAB
    Images and data http://www.delange.org/Bahia/Bahia.htm
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/129224/
    Seeds http://www.seedland.com/
    Distribution http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=BAAB
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