Gutierrezia elegans

The Lone Mesa Snakeweed The Denver Post reported that a retired English professor and amateur botanist named Al Schneider and a Colorado State University Botany student named Peggy Lyon discovered a new plant in the Asteraceae, or sunflower, family and it was called Gutierrezia elegans. (“Goo-tee-ah-REEZ-ee-ah”) Al and Peggy named their variety “elegans” for its…

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