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Packera fendleri (Fendler's ragwort)
Cressler, Alan

Packera fendleri

Packera fendleri (A. Gray) W.A. Weber & Á. Löve

Fendler's Ragwort

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Senecio fendleri, Senecio fendleri var. lanatus

USDA Symbol: PAFE4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.
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 , Sep , Oct



Find Seed or Plants

View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Packera fendleri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Packera fendleri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Packera fendleri


Record Modified: 2022-12-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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