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Agoseris aurantiaca var. aurantiaca

Agoseris aurantiaca (Hook.) Greene var. aurantiaca

Orange Agoseris

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Agoseris graminifolia, Agoseris rostrata, Troximon aurantiacum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Flowers are typically orange, sometimes yellow or pink, rarely white.


USA: AK , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , NT , QC , YT

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Agoseris aurantiaca var. aurantiaca in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Agoseris aurantiaca var. aurantiaca in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Agoseris aurantiaca var. aurantiaca


Record Modified: 2018-12-11
Research By: CBR

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