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Crepis acuminata ssp. acuminata (Tapertip hawksbeard)
Smith, R.W.

Crepis acuminata ssp. acuminata

Crepis acuminata Nutt. ssp. acuminata

Tapertip Hawksbeard

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Crepis acuminata ssp. typica, Psilochenia acuminata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Lanceolate
Size Notes: About 16-28 inches in height.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY

Additional resources

USDA: Find Crepis acuminata ssp. acuminata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Crepis acuminata ssp. acuminata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Crepis acuminata ssp. acuminata


Record Modified: 2015-02-10
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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