Agoseris species

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Scientific Name Agoseris aurantiaca USDA PLANTS Symbol
AGAU2
Common Name Orange Agoseris ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
36488
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Foothills to alpine, open areas, meadows, grassy hillsides.
Plant: Erect perennial to 12 inches tall, curved stems.
Leaves: Basal, long linear leaves.
Inflorescence: Composite blossom, orange, sometimes pinkish; ray flowers about 1 inch across, no disk flowers, overlapping phyllaries.
References: Various.
Colorado Status
Native
Scientific Name Agoseris glauca USDA PLANTS Symbol
AGGL
Common Name Pale Agoseris, False Dandelion ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
36490
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Foothills to alpine; meadows.
Plant: Erect perennial 10 to 14 inches tall, leafless stems.
Leaves: Gray-green basal leaves, long, linear, may be somewhat lobed.
Inflorescence: Composite solitary flower head 1 to 2 inches across with yellow ray flowers (petals), no disk flowers; phyllaries smooth or hairy, green to dark purple.
References: Various.
Colorado Status
Native

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