A perennial shrub growing 1 to 2 feet. Leaves are slender with green tops and silver, hairy undersides when young. Delicate bright yellow flowers with 3lobes on the end, is similar to a daisy, blooming March to September with adequate moisture. Flowers last longer cut, becoming paper like. Fruit is plentiful like a marigold and contains the seed. Prefers full sun, well drained sandy, gravelly, and rocky soils. Growing in California to Utah and Arizona, south into northern Mexico.