Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus (Yellow Rabbitbrush)
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
     
Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus grows on dry hillsides in the mountains. Shrubs are about 1 foot tall. Leaves are twisted and about 1/4-inch wide.

Compare to Chrysothamnus nauseosus, which is larger, has narrower leaves that are not twisted, and tends to grow at lower elevations.

Vegetation zone:  Foothills, Montane, Subalpine
Time of bloom:  July - September
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers