Pyrrocoma
goldenweed
4 species
3 subspecies and varieties
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Pyrrocoma carthamoideslarge-flowered goldenweed
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Nevada.
Habitat: Open hillsides, meadows and forest openings from the lowlands to middle elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Growth Duration: perennial
var. carthamoides – Columbia goldenweed, rayless goldenweed
var. cusickii – narrowhead goldenweed
Pyrrocoma hirtahairy goldenweed, sticky goldenweed
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central Washington; central Washington, the mountains of northeast Oregon and adjacent Idaho, south to northeast California.
Habitat: Meadows and open or sparsely wooded slopes in the foothills to middle elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Growth Duration: perennial
var. sonchifolia – large sticky goldenweed
Pyrrocoma liatriformisPalouse goldenweed
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in eastern Washington; eastern Washington and adjacent Idaho.
Habitat: Grassy hillsides and prairies.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Growth Duration: perennial
Pyrrocoma scaberulapalouse goldenweed
Distribution: Occurring in the southeastern corner of Washington; southeastern Washington to adjacent Oregon and Idaho.
Habitat: Grasslands and open hillsides at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Growth Duration: perennial