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Wyethia ×magna A. Nelson (pro sp.)
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: WYMA
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Natural hybrid of W. amplexicaulis and W. arizonica.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
DistributionUSA: CO , NM
Native Distribution: Western Colorado and nothern New New Mexico.
Native Habitat: Mountain meadows and open forests.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist , Wet
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Cold Tolerant: yes
Heat Tolerant: yes
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Find Seed or Plants
Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Wyethia Śmagna in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Wyethia Śmagna in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Wyethia Śmagna
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-01-30
Research By: JAM