A 4' perennial with a 3'spike of small yellow flower. It is a very showy and unusual desert plant. It needs full sun and no water after established. It will survive in dry areas. "Those on the tall stems make a handsome sight when back-lit by an evening sun as one winds down the canyon roads towards Owens Valley." (DeDecker,1988) It is doing very well here.
Foliage of Stanleya elata is deciduous.
Flower of Stanleya elata has color yellow.
Communities for Stanleya elata:Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland and Sagebrush Scrub.