Tahoka Daisy

Tahoka Daisy Machaeranthera tanacetifolia   A biennial that grows to 18 inches high, with narrow-petaled purple one inch daisy flowers with yellow centers. Leaves are narrow, soft dark gray-green. Downy seed heads are wind-dispersed leaving a golden brown star,...

Sego Lily

Sego Lily Calochortus nuttalli   A perennial that grows to 8 inches high, from bulbs, with grass-like leaves and large three-petal cup-shaped flowers. A common plant of the foothills, used as an emergency food by the pioneers. The sego lily is the Utah state...

Rocky Mountain Penstemon

Rocky Mountain Penstemon Penstemon strictus   An upright perennial that grows to 3 feet, with broad evergreen leaves and clusters of snapdragon-like dark blue-violet flowers. Drought tolerant and requires full sun. Begins flowering in its second year from seed....

Rocky Mountain Beeplant

Rocky Mountain Beeplant Cleome serrulata   A robust annual that grows to 3 feet tall, with large clover like leaves and branches tipped with clusters of bright lavender purple flowers similar to a domestic spider flower. Found in shrub land and meadow communities...

Prince’s Plume

Prince’s Plume Stanleya pinnata   A perennial, the Prince’s Plume is the largest and most glamorous mustard plant. Its spreading flower spikes are 4 feet tall with numerous bright yellow flowers covering the upper half of its length. Very drought...

Palmer Penstemon

Palmer Penstemon Penstemon palmeri   A robust perennial that grows to 4 feet tall, with large waxy green leaves and spikes of fragrant striped pink flowers that resemble snapdragons. Very drought resistant, often growing on roadcuts. Requires full sun, good...