Agoseris
false-dandelion, mountain-dandelion
9 species
8 subspecies and varieties
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Agoseris ×agrestisfield agoseris
Origin: Native
Agoseris apargioidesseaside agoseris
Distribution: Coastal areas of Washington; Washington to California.
Habitat: Coastal dunes and beach heads.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
var. maritima – seaside agoseris
Agoseris aurantiacaorange agoseris
Distribution: Both sides of the Cascades in Washington; Alaska to California, east to Wyoming and New Mexico.
Habitat: Mid- to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
var. aurantiaca – orange agoseris, slender agoseris
var. carnea – pink agoseris
Agoseris ×elatatall agoseris, tall goat-chicory
Distribution: On both sides of the Cascades in Washington; Washington south to California.
Habitat: Meadows and open woods, from the valleys to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-July
Agoseris glaucapale agoseris, short-beaked agoseris
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; Alaska south to California, east to Michigan and New Mexico.
Habitat: Open forests and open areas, low to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
var. dasycephala – pale goat-chicory
var. glauca – pale agoseris, short beaked agoseris
Agoseris grandifloralarge-flowered agoseris
Distribution: Distributed on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho and Nevada.
Habitat: Meadows and other open places in the lowlands and at moderate elevations in the mountains, often in dry areas.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
var. grandiflora – large flowered agoseris, large flower goat-chicory
var. leptophylla – Puget Sound agoseris
Agoseris heterophyllaannual agoseris
Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Montana and Arizona.
Habitat: Dry, open areas at low to mid-elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-July
Agoseris monticolamountain agoseris, Sierra Nevada agoseris
Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington; Washington south to California, east to Nevada.
Habitat: Mesic meadows in the subalpine and alpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Agoseris retrorsaspear leaved agoseris, spear leaf goat-chicory
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington south to California, east to Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.
Habitat: Shrub-steppe and ponderosa pine forest openings.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-June