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Paper flower
Scientific Name: Psilostrophe cooperi (Gray) Greene
Synonym: Riddellia cooperi
Family: Asteraceae
Paper flower (Psilostrophe cooperi)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 8b-11

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part sun

Origin: USA (California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico), northern Mexico, in washes and gravely hillsides, at 2000 to 5000 feet elevation (600-1500 m)

Growth Habits: Shrubby perennial, out of woody caudex; 1 to 1.5 feet tall (30-45 cm), spread to 2 feet (60 cm), linear, slender, alternate leaves, 2 inches long (5 cm), 0.5 inch wide (1.2 cm)

Watering Needs: Low to moderate water

Propagation: Seeds

Blooming Habits:
The Psilostrophe has yellow flowers during most of the year.

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