Page author: David Giblin
Rhinanthus minor
little yellow rattle
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Both sides of the Cascades in Washington; Alaska to Newfoundland, south to upper Midwest and New England; circumboreal.

Habitat: Moist meadows, forest openings, and roadsides at low to middle elevations, sometimes in subalpine.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Rhinanthus minor L.
Publication: Amoen. Acad., Linnaeus ed. 3: 54. 1756.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Alectorolophus minor (L.) Wimm. & Grab.
Rhinanthus crista-galli L., misapplied [HC]
Infraspecies:
ssp. groenlandicus – little yellow rattle
ssp. minor – little yellow rattle    Both sides of the Cascades in Washington; Alaska to Newfoundland, south to upper Midwest and New England; circumboreal.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Rhinanthus minor in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Rhinanthus minor checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Rhinanthus minor atlas page.

CalPhotos: Rhinanthus minor photos.

USDA Plants: Rhinanthus minor information.

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