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Adenocaulon bicolor
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Distribution: Both sides of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east through the Rockies to Wisconsin and Ontario.

Habitat: Moist, shady woods at low to mid-elevations.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Somewhat glandular, slender perennial from fibrous roots, up to 9 dm. tall.

Leaves:

Leaves mostly near the base, long-petiolate, large and thin, deltoid-ovate to cordate, 3-15 cm. wide; leaves nearly glabrous above and white-woolly beneath, coarsely toothed to entire.

Flowers:

Involucre of less than 10 equal green bracts about 2 mm. long, reflexed in fruit; flowers whitish, tubular, the outer 3-7 pistillate, the inner about as many and staminate; pappus none.

Fruits:

Achene clavate, 5-8 mm. long.

Accepted Name:
Adenocaulon bicolor Hook.
Publication: Bot. Misc. 1: 19, plate 15. 1829. 1829.

Synonyms:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Adenocaulon bicolor in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Adenocaulon bicolor checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Adenocaulon bicolor atlas page.

CalPhotos: Adenocaulon bicolor photos.

USDA Plants: Adenocaulon bicolor information.

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