Grindelia hirsutula

Wildflowers Dicots Eudicots Asterids Asterales Asteraceae Astereae Grindelia

Grindelia hirsutula flowersHairy Gumplant

Seen blooming in June on the back side of Little Pine Mountain (Santa Cruz Trail) in a high meadow.
Grindelia hirsutula buds
I assume the sticky ooze in the bud earns the plant its name.

Grindelia hirsutula flowers

Grindelia hirsutula plant

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