|Scientific Name||Agoseris glauca||USDA PLANTS Symbol||AGGL|
|Common Name||Pale Agoseris, False Dandelion||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||36490|
Life zones and habitat: Foothills to alpine (5500 to 13800 ft.); rocky areas and streamsides, meadows, woodlands.
Plant: Erect perennial 10 to 14 inches tall; stemless with flower head atop long, naked stalk (peduncle).
Leaves: Pale green basal leaves, erect to decumbent, lanceolate to oblanceolate 1 to 18 inches long, entire to somewhat toothed or lobed.
Inflorescence: Composite solitary flower head 1 to 2 inches across with yellow rays with small teeth at the tips and protruding yellow stamens; no disk flowers; phyllaries lanceolate or linear with pointed tips, smooth or hairy, green or purple with purple-black spots, midstripe, or tips.
Bloom Period: June to August.
References: "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield, "A Guide to Rocky Mountain Plants" by Nelson and Williams and SEINet.
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