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Yellow Goatsbeard [Tragopogon dubius]

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Common Name: Yellow Goatsbeard
Scientic Name: Tragopogon dubius
Colors: Yellow
Months Appearing: September

Also called Yellow Salsify. Non-native. Biennial. Height 1-3 feet.

Single flower at top of plant. Up to 2 inches across. Bract longer than petals.

Leave are grass like, clasp stem.

Stem thickens beneath flower. Milky sap. Seed head is similar to dandelion's but larger.

Sunny fields. White Pine Trail, Big Rapids, Mi. 9/16, 6835, 6838, 6840.