Phytologia 27: 407. 1974.
Stems abundantly branched, arching distally. Leaves tapering to weakly defined petioles; blades 3–10 (–15) × 0.5–1.5 cm. Heads (3–) 8–16 in each array, arrays usually clustered. Phyllaries 4–6 (–8) mm, tips green, obtuse. Ray corollas 8–12+ mm. Disc corollas (5–) 7–8+ mm. Cypselae (1.5–) 2–3 mm; pappi 5–6+ mm. 2n = 60.
Phenology: Flowering year-round, mostly spring.
Habitat: Open, rocky, disturbed sites
Elevation: 700–1500 m
Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., Mexico, Central America
Barkleyanthus salicifolius is abundant and semiweedy through much of Mexico and northern Central America; it barely enters the flora area. The flowering heads are attractive and the species is sometimes cultivated.