Name: Bush Sunflower (Encelia californica )

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
Flowering Season: March thru June
Notes: A native perennial found in the Chaparral and Coastal Sage Scrub communities, it has black-eyed Susan-type flowers and can attain a height of 5 feet.

Photographs by Gabbi McLean
Bush Sunflower (Encelia californica )

Bush Sunflower
Bush Sunflower