Psilostrophe

Psilostrophe

North American plant genus in the family Asteraceae; contains an unidentified toxin which causes incoordination, coughing, vomiting, emaciation and death. Includes P. gnapholodes, P. sparsiflora, P. tagetinae. Called also paper flowers.
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Above the canyon where the entrance of the cave is located are gypsum outcrops that support a community composed of the native plants Opuntia (pricklypear), Heterotheca stenophylla (stiffleaf false golden aster), Psilostrophe tagetina var.
6 0 Porophyllum scoparium 0 0 -- -- -- -- Psilostrophe tagetina -- -- 0.