This is from eight to fifteen inches tall, with pretty flowers, an inch and a half across, with bright yellow rays and deep yellow centers, contrasting well with the pale gray-green foliage, which is covered with close white down. This grows in arid situations on the mesas and often forms clumps.

There are several kinds of Crassina, natives of the United States and Mexico.

Bahia absinthifolia  Wild Marigold Baileya multiradiata. Baileya pauciradiata

Bahia absinthifolia- Wild Marigold-Baileya multiradiata. Baileya pauciradiata. SUNFLOWER FAMILY. Compositae.